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Where did the Scottish Clunie family come from? What is the Scottish Clunie family crest and coat of arms? When did the Clunie family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Clunie family history?In Scottish history, few names go farther back than Clunie, whose ancestors lived among the clans of the Pictish tribe. They lived in the lands of Clunie in Stormmot, Perthshire where the name can be found since very early times.
The arts of spelling and translation were yet in their infancies when surnames began, so there are an enormous number of spelling variations of the names in early Scottish records. This is a particular problem with Scottish names because of the numerous times a name might have been loosely translated to English from Gaelic and back. Clunie has been spelled Clunie, Clooney, Cloon, Cloone, Clowney, Clune, Cluney, Clunis and many more.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Clunie research. Another 149 words(11 lines of text) covering the years 1214 and 1296 are included under the topic Early Clunie History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Clunie Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
This oppression forced many Scots to leave their homelands. Most of these chose North America as their destination. Although the journey left many sick and poor, these immigrants were welcomed the hardy with great opportunity. Many of these settlers stood up for their newfound freedom in the American War of Independence. More recently, Scots abroad have recovered much of their collective heritage through highland games and other patriotic functions and groups. An examination of passenger and immigration lists has located various settlers bearing the name Clunie:
Clunie Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
The Clunie Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Clunie 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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