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The generations and branches of the Dollemant family share a name that has its roots in the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. The name Dollemant comes from the name Dalman. Another alternative version is that the surname Dollemant 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.

Dollemant Early Origins



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

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Dollemant Early History


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Dollemant Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Dollemant research. Another 475 words (34 lines of text) covering the years 1279, 1280, 1340, 1650, 1587, 1622, 1697 and 1661 are included under the topic Early Dollemant History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Dollemant Spelling Variations


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Dollemant Spelling Variations



Until quite recently, the English language has lacked a definite system of spelling rules. Consequently, Anglo-Saxon surnames are characterized by a multitude of spelling variations. Changes in Anglo-Saxon names were influenced by the evolution of the English language, as it incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other languages. Although Medieval scribes and church officials recorded names as they sounded, so it is common to find one person referred to by several different spellings of his surname, even the most literate people varied the spelling of their own names. Variations of the name Dollemant include Dolman, Dollman, Doleman, Doalman, Dolmen, Dolmin, Dolmane, Dollmin, Dolemin, Dolemen, Dolmun, Doalmen, Doalmin, Doalmun, Dolle, Doman, Dooman and many more.

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Dollemant Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Dollemant Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Dollemant Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Searching for a better life, many English families migrated to British colonies. Unfortunately, the majority of them traveled under extremely harsh conditions: overcrowding on the ships caused the majority of the immigrants to arrive diseased, famished, and destitute from the long journey across the ocean. For those families that arrived safely, modest prosperity was attainable, and many went on to make invaluable contributions to the development of the cultures of the new colonies. Research into the origins of individual families in North America revealed records of the immigration of a number of people bearing the name Dollemant or a variant listed above: Thomas Doleman settled in Virginia in 1624; Rebecca Doleman settled in Maryland in 1720; Mary Dollman settled in Virginia in 1670; Francis Dollman settled in Mississipi in 1820.

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