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The name Doman has a rich and ancient history. It is an Anglo-Saxon name that was originally derived from the name Dalman. Another alternative version is that the surname Doman 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.

Doman Early Origins



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

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Doman Spelling Variations


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Doman Spelling Variations



Before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago, spelling variations of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, French and other languages became incorporated into English through the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname Doman 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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Doman Early History


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Doman Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Doman 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 Doman History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Doman Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Doman Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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The Great Migration



A great wave of immigration to the New World was the result of the enormous political and religious disarray that struck England at that time. Families left for the New World in extremely large numbers. The long journey was the end of many immigrants and many more arrived sick and starving. Still, those who made it were rewarded with an opportunity far greater than they had known at home in England. These emigrant families went on to make significant contributions to these emerging colonies in which they settled. Some of the first North American settlers carried this name or one of its variants:

Doman Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Johanna Doman (n) settled in Texas in 1854

Doman Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • James Doman, aged 23, arrived in South Australia in 1849 aboard the ship "Emily"
  • James Doman arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Emily" in 1849

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Contemporary Notables of the name Doman (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Doman (post 1700)



  • Jim Doman (1949-1992), American professional poker player, winner of two World Series of Poker bracelets
  • John Doman (b. 1945), American actor
  • Brandon Doman (b. 1976), American NFL football quarterback
  • Glidden Doman, founder of Doman Helicopters Inc, best known for his Doman LZ-5 utility helicopter

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    3. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    4. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    5. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    7. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    8. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    9. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    10. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    11. ...

    The Doman Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Doman Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 31 July 2013 at 15:58.

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