Disney Surname DNA Project

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Member Count: 27
Surnames
D'assigny, D'Isigney, Disnal, Disney
Description
How many times have you been asked if are related to Walt Disney? Have you ever wondered if you are related to the family that lived in the village of Norton Disney in Lincolnshire and were Sheriff's of Nottingham and Lincoln? The surname Disney is commonly regarded as originating from France with William the Conqueror. The old tombestones in Norton Disney Church still have the spelling D'Isigney. Isigney is a small town on the Normandy coast near to Bayeaux and famous for its dairy produce. It is known that the surname has also originated from another French name D`Assigney. Research is starting to suggest that there may be more sources. Why not join this project and help find out where the name comes from and if you are related to these two famous families.
Background
From the study of my own Disney family tree for over 40 years I have registered a One Name Study with GOONS in the UK and have over 15 distinct as yet unconnected Disney family groups in the UK. The availability of DNA tests should help to find out if the family groups are linked or not. The project is open to anyone, worldwide to join. DNA tests can help with family history research in many ways. Find who you are related to. If you can't find a document to prove a common ancestor a DNA test could provide evidence.
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