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Doone Early Origins



The surname Doone was first found in Angus (Gaelic: Aonghas), part of the Tayside region of northeastern Scotland, and present day Council Area of Angus, formerly known as Forfar or Forfarshire, where the name is associated with the place named Dun. "This place by some antiquaries is supposed to have derived its name from the family of Dun, who were its ancient proprietors, and by others, with apparently greater probability, from its elevation above the level of the river South Esk, which forms its boundary on the south." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of Scotland. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

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Doone Spelling Variations


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Doone Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Dunn, Dunne, Dun and others.

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Doone Early History


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Doone Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Doone research. Another 161 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1255, 1268, 1260, 1268, 1428 and 1467 are included under the topic Early Doone History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Doone Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Doone Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Doone Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Doone In Ireland


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Doone In Ireland



Some of the Doone family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 171 words (12 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Doone Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Daniel Doone, who arrived in Virginia in 1652
  • George Doone, who landed in Maryland in 1665

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Contemporary Notables of the name Doone (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Doone (post 1700)



  • Allen Doone (1878-1948), born Edward Allen, Irish-American tenor and comic
  • James Joseph Hayes Doone (1888-1953), Canadian lawyer and politician, Provincial Secretary-Treasurer of New Brunswick (1940-1949)
  • Rupert Doone (1903-1966), born Ernest Reginald Wollfield, a British dancer, choreographer and theatre director in London

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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Mecum habito
Motto Translation: Dwell with me.


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of Scotland. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

Other References

  1. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. The Charters of David I The Written Acts of David I King of Scots, 1124-53 and of His Son Henry, Earl of Northumerland, 1139-52. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 1999. Print.
  2. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  3. Adam, Frank. Clans Septs and Regiments of the Scottish Highlands 8th Edition. London: Bacon (G.W.) & Co, 1970. Print. (ISBN 10-0717945006).
  4. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  5. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
  6. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  7. Donaldson, Gordon and Robert S. Morpeth. Who's Who In Scotish History. Wales: Welsh Academic Press, 1996. Print. (ISBN 186057-0054).
  8. Fairbairn,. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
  9. Prebble, John. The Highland Clearances. London: Secker & Warburg, 1963. Print.
  10. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
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The Doone Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Doone 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 12 June 2015 at 13:01.

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