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Where did the Scottish Bunche family come from? What is the Scottish Bunche family crest and coat of arms? When did the Bunche family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Bunche family history?The annals of Scottish history reveal that Bunche was first used as a name by ancestors of the Pictish tribe of ancient Scotland. The Bunche family lived in the lands of Perthshire since the early 15th century.
Before the first dictionaries appeared in the last few hundred years, scribes spelled according to sound. spelling variations are common among Scottish names. Bunche has been spelled Bunch, Bunsche, Bunche and others.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bunche research. Another 155 words(11 lines of text) covering the years 1468, 1478, 1488, 1505, 1508, 1526, and 1551 are included under the topic Early Bunche History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Bunche Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
In those unstable times, many had no choice but to leave their beloved homelands. Sickness and poverty hounded travelers to North America, but those who made it were welcomed with land and opportunity. These settlers gave the young nations of Canada and the United States a strong backbone as they stood up for their beliefs as United Empire Loyalists and in the American War of Independence. In this century, the ancestors of these brave Scots have begun to recover their illustrious heritage through Clan societies and other heritage organizations. Early passenger and immigration lists reveal many Scottish settlers bearing the name Bunche: Robert Bunch who settled in Maryland in 1742; William Bunch settled in Philadelphia in 1850; Alexander Bunch settled in New York City with his wife in 1820..
The Bunche Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bunche Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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