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Re: Did you know ? Dingess is also English
Posted by: Lindsay Date: September 24, 2001 at 20:54:57
In Reply to: Did you know ? by Lucian Pete Dingess jr of 143

Found records in England dating from 900 A.D. In the English version, Dinges/Dingus/Dingess means 'he who lives in a house in a narrow valley'.

Dingess is an approximation. It is spelled many ways, from Tinis to Dennis.

There is a book on this name, title "Blair and Allied Families" by Burdette Blair, at the Letcher County Genealogical and Historical Society, P O Boc 512, Whitesburg, Kentucky.

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