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Dolhan History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The origins of the name Dolhan are with the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. The name is derived from the name Dalman. Another alternative version is that the surname Dolhan originally derived from the Old English word Doelan which referred to set out in position land or lots. Later a doleman would be responsible for distribution of land or alms as part of the lord and tenant agreement that occurred during the feudal ages.

Early Origins of the Dolhan family

The surname Dolhan was first found in Yorkshire where they held a family seat from ancient times.

Early History of the Dolhan family

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Dolhan Spelling Variations

The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Dolhan has been spelled many different ways, including Dolman, Dollman, Doleman, Doalman, Dolmen, Dolmin, Dolmane, Dollmin, Dolemin, Dolemen, Dolmun, Doalmen, Doalmin, Doalmun, Dolle, Doman, Dooman and many more.

Early Notables of the Dolhan family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Dolhan family to the New World and Oceana

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Dolhan Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Senko Dolhan, who arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1898

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