Heraldry: Diceman

Title-DicemanEach family connects hundreds of people to form an intricate pattern of ancestors and descendants.  Our origins span the world, our families come from all religions and ways of life.  The common thread of Heraldry links many cultures and establishes the foundations of a Surname before words were a common understanding and images demonstrated a basic understanding to the populace.

This page represents the following Surnames: Diceman.  Deisman.  Deissmann.

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Diceman Name Meaning and History

The Diceman Surname is most popular in Ontario, Canada, suggesting it was created through the interpretation of the name Deisman.  Ludwig Henrich Deisman immigrated to Philidelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America in 1772.  He was born in Lohnberg, Limburg-Weilburg, Hesse, Germany in 1755, his family eventually immigrated to the area of Maple in York, Ontario, Canada.  The original surname was most likely spelled Deissmann or in the German phonetics, Deißmann.

Deiss Name Meaning German and Swiss German: from a short form of an old personal name formed with Old High German tac ‘daily’.

German: variant of Deis.


Family Crest:   Coat of Arms

Additional Resources:

A History of Vaughan Township, Written by G. Elmore Reaman

Surname References from:
Dictionary of American Family Names, Oxford University Press, ISBN 0-19-508137-4
Encyclopedia of Surnames, John Ayto, A & C Black Publishers Ltd, ISBN 978 0 7136 8144 4
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