Early Origins of the Draney family
Yorkshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1276 when Roger Drane held estates in that shire.
Early History of the Draney family
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Draney Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Drane, Drain, Drone, Dron, Dran, Drayne, Drayn and others.
Early Notables of the Draney family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Draney family to Ireland
Some of the Draney family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Draney family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Draney Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Draney Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
Draney Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century
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