Log in  | Not a member? Register
UK election will cancel Brexit...?

86,636 DILLON members around the world

Keep me informed as to DILLON Family online & offline events

DILLON points found: 291

DILLON Family History

This interesting surname has two possible origins. The first being locational "of Dilwyn" in Herefordshire, recorded as "Dilun" in 1138, and deriving from the Olde English pre 7th Century "diglum", a retreat. Locational surnames were usually acquired by a local landowner, or by the lord of the manor, and especially by those former inhabitants of a place who had moved to another area, and were thereafter best identified by the name of their birthplace. A second possibility is that the name derives from a Germanic personal name "Dillo", meaning "the destroyer", introduced into England by the Normans after the Conquest of 1066...

The DILLON Family Message Board

Leave a message for DILLON family members.

  • Find your DILLON ancestor
  • Tell us about your DILLON Family
  • Ask a question about the DILLON history
  • Tell us about your DILLON ancestors
Areas of Origin for DILLON

Invite more DILLON family members!

Click 'Invite' to connect with more members of the DILLON tribe.

Log in or Register to invite others
Family Coat of Arms Generator

Why not see what your family crest could look like based on your own family characteristics?

Create Crest