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Douleghan History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Douleghan is one of the oldest family names to come from the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. It is derived from the name Dalman. Another alternative version is that the surname Douleghan 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 Douleghan family

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

Early History of the Douleghan family

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Douleghan Spelling Variations

Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Douleghan has undergone many spelling variations, 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 Douleghan family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Douleghan family to the New World and Oceana

To escape the unstable social climate in England of this time, many families boarded ships for the New World with the hope of finding land, opportunity, and greater religious and political freedom. Although the voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, those families that arrived often found greater opportunities and freedoms than they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Douleghan were among those contributors: 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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