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The ancestors of the name Dynhan date back to the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. The name is derived from when the Dynhan family lived in Dinham, a hamlet in the county Monmouthshire.

Dynhan Early Origins



The surname Dynhan was first found in Monmouthshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Dynhan Spelling Variations


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Dynhan Spelling Variations



It is only in the last few hundred years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon surnames like Dynhan are characterized by many spelling variations. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages, even literate people changed the spelling of their names. The variations of the name Dynhan include: Dynham, Dinan, Dinham, Dinat, Dyneham and others.

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Dynhan Early History


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Dynhan Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Dynhan research. Another 155 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1295, 1320, 1433, 1501, 1460 and 1486 are included under the topic Early Dynhan History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Dynhan Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Dynhan Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 50 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Dynhan Notables 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



Many English families tired of political and religious strife left Britain for the new colonies in North America. Although the trip itself offered no relief - conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and many travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute - these immigrants believed the opportunities that awaited them were worth the risks. Once in the colonies, many of the families did indeed prosper and, in turn, made significant contributions to the culture and economies of the growing colonies. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families has revealed a number of immigrants bearing the name Dynhan or a variant listed above: Thomas Dinham, who came to Virginia in 1731; George Dinham, who arrived in New England in 1763; as well as Daniel, James, Michael, and Thomas Dinan, who all settled in Philadelphia between 1840 and 1860..

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