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Where did the English Tunis family come from? What is the English Tunis family crest and coat of arms? When did the Tunis family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Tunis family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Tunock, Tunnoch, Tunno, Tunna, Tunnock, Tunnoc and many more.
First found in Lincolnshire where they held a family seat from very early times as the name Tunnard. Some families of this name, being oppressed by the Norman invaders, moved north over the Scottish border and were granted lands by the Scottish King. Early records of the name include a bearer of Tunne listed in Lincolnshire in the Domesday Book of 1066; Gilbertus filius Tunny listed in 1219 in the Assize Rolls of Yorkshire; Simon Tunnie, listed in 1327 in the Assize Rolls of Staffordshire; and an Alan filius Tunnoc listed in the 12th century in the Feodarium Prioratus Dunelmensis.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Tunis research. Another 322 words(23 lines of text) covering the years 1160, 1600, and 1603 are included under the topic Early Tunis History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Tunis Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Tunis Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
The Tunis Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Tunis 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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