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Coat of Arms: A silver shield with five red fusils each charged with a gold fleur-des-lis.
Crest: Description not available
Motto: Miseris Succurrere Disco.
Motto Translated: I learn to succour the distressed.
First found in county Derry where they held a family seat from very ancient times.Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: John Diamond settled in Maine in 1620; Robert Dymond brought his family to the Barbados in 1634; and Thomas Dyment settled in Virginia in 1635. The family also settled in Newfoundland between 1773 and 1871.
mantle consists of the shield displaying the arms that was given to the
person bearing this surname; a banner with surname; a helmet; and family
crest [if known]. See a sample of full mantle by - at right.
Normally the crest is displayed atop the helmet. To order a full
coat of arms and family crest:
Sample Coat of Arms - Full
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