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First records of the name Delano appear as a surname using the spelling de Lannoy and can be linked to the Netherlands and old world France. The name traveled to North America when Philippe de Lannoy landed on Plymouth Rock, Massachusetts in 1961. De Lannoy's uncles, Francis and John Cooke, were signers of the Mayflower compact. Philippe de Lannoy ended up fathering 6 children with his first wife and after she died, 3 more with a second wife- all 9 children carried the Delano surname. The name eventually migrated throughout New England, Oklahoma, Michigan and all the way down to Chile.
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New Yorker Sara Delano married James Roosevelt and their son, Franklin Delano Roosevelt became the 32nd president of the United States. Columbus Delano (statesmen).
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