Origen: Normando. La Conquista normanda de Inglaterra en 1066 trajo mucho cambio a la nación de la isla, inclusive muchos inmigrantes con nuevos nombres. Entre estos inmigrantes eran los antepasados de la familia de Dewey, que vivió en Devonshire. Esta familia era originalmente de Douai, cerca de Lille, Normandía, y es de esta ubicación que su apellido deriva. The Norman Conquest of England in 1066 brought much change to the island nation, including many immigrants with new names. Among these immigrants were the ancestors of the Dewey family, who lived in Devonshire. This family was originally from Douai, near Lille, Normandy, and it is from this location that their surname derives. First found in Devonshire where they were seated from very early times and were granted lands by Duke William of Normandy, their liege Lord, for their distinguished assistance at the Battle of Hastings in 1066 A.D.
Variantes: Dewey, Dewy, Dewye y otros.
|John Dewey & Jane Nelshon ( modificado el 19.03.2017 )|