Dungey History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The Dungey surname is an old name from Normandy. It comes from when the family lived in the former province of Anjou, which comprised parts of southern Armorica, Indre-et-Loire, and Sarthe. The ancient capital of Anjou was Angers and, from the 10th century, this region was a countship belonging to the Plantagenet dynasty. Anjou was attached to the English Crown in 1156, after Henry II, the son of the Count of Anjou, became King of England. However, the territory was recovered by Philippe II in 1206 and, in 1487, the province was secured as Crown land by the French Crown.

Early Origins of the Dungey family

The surname Dungey was first found in Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy, where the family held a family seat from ancient times.

Important Dates for the Dungey family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Dungey research. Another 264 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1060, 1083, 1568, 1629, 1634, 1638, and 1720 are included under the topic Early Dungey History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Dungey Spelling Variations

One can encounter great variation in the spelling of French surnames; in part, as spelling, and the spelling names was not yet standardized during the early development of the written French language. Later, there was much branching and movement of families, and spellings would change according to region. Variations of the name Dungey include Anger, Angers, Angier, Ange, Dange, d'Angeros, Dangeros, d'Anger, d'Ange, d'Angier, d'Angers, Anget, Angay, Angey, Angé, d'Anget, d'Angay, d'Angey, d'Angé, Angger, Anggers, Anggier, d'Angger, d'Anggers, d'Anggier, Ager, Agey, d'Agey, Ageais, d'Ageais, Aggeais, Lange, Angerot, Dangerot, d'Angerot and many more.

Early Notables of the Dungey family (pre 1700)

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Dungey migration to Australia

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Dungey Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Jane Dungey, who arrived in Holdfast Bay, Australia aboard the ship "John Renwick" in 1837 [1]
  • Thomas Dungey, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Rajasthan" in 1840 [2]
  • James Beeching Dungey, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Rajasthan" in 1840 [2]
  • Thomas Boorman Dungey, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Rajasthan" in 1840 [2]
  • John Dungey, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Rajasthan" in 1840 [2]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations

  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) JOHN RENWICK 1837. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1837JohnRenwick.htm
  2. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) RAJASTHAN 1840. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1840Rajasthan.htm
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