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The Dare Name

Origins

Great Britain (assumed)

Etymology

From the English

Distribution

  • Dare is the 12,655th most popular surname in the US.
  • Dare County, North Carolina, includes Avon, Baumtown, Beach Land
    Landing, Buffalo City, Buxton, Buxton Landing, California, Colington, Croatan Shores, Duck, Eagleton, East Lake, East Lake Landing, Fort Clark, Fort Raleigh City, Frisco, Hatteras, Kitty Hawk, Kitty Hawk Beach, Lake Neighborhood, Lake Worth, Little Kinnakeet, Manns Harbor, Manteo, Mill Landing, Mother Vineyard, Nags Head, Rodanthe, Salvo, Sound Landing, Sound Side, Stumpy Point, Sunny Side, Uncle Jimmys Landing, Wanchese, Waves, Waves Landing,
    Whalebone
  • Dare, Virginia, in York County; is 37°10'8"N, 76°26'19"W

Place Names

Famous Dares

Unknown

Dare Family Arms

Unknown

General Dare Resources

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Last Updated 14 March, 2004