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The surname ‘Diamond’ is of English origin. It is a variant of ‘Dayman’, in itself a variant of ‘Day’ this current form is not found before the seventeenth century, and is in part the result of folk etymology. In Jewish it has been anglicised into various Jewish surnames derived from the modern Germanic names ‘Daimant’, and ‘Demant’, or the Yiddish name ‘Dime(n)t’, all of which go back to the Middle High German name ‘Deimant’, meaning diamond (derived from the Old Flemish word ‘Diamant’, via the Latin from the Greek word ‘Adamas’, a genitive off ‘Adamantos’, meaning ‘unconquerable’ a reference to the hardness of the stone). The name is mostly ornamental, one of the many Ashkenazic surnames based on mineral names, though in some cases it may have been taken by jewellers. Public and Civil registry archive’s confirm that the surname ‘Diamond’ and or it’s variant’s, date as far back as the 14th century were a ‘Willelmus Dymond’, from the county of Yorkshire, England, is recorded on Poll Tax records in 1379. Historical archive’s have been unable to definitely determine the exact period of settlement in North America but It is believed that the forefather’s of this surname were part of the e… Coat of arms: Gules, three fusi…
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