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Bunten Early Origins



The surname Bunten was first found in Peeblesshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd nam Płballan), former county in South-central Scotland, in the present day Scottish Borders Council Area, where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Bunten Spelling Variations


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Bunten Spelling Variations



Before the printing press standardized spelling in the last few hundred years, no general rules existed in the English language. Spelling variations in Scottish names from the Middle Ages are common even within a single document. Bunten has been spelled Buntin, Bunten, Bunton, Bunting, Buntain, Buntaine, Buntine, Bontine, Buntyn and many more.

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Bunten Early History


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Bunten Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bunten research. Another 221 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1296, 1489, 1605, and 1650 are included under the topic Early Bunten History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bunten Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bunten Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Bunten Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bunten In Ireland


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Bunten In Ireland



Some of the Bunten family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 283 words (20 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



For Scottish immigrants, the great expense of travel to North America did not seem such a problem in those unstable times. Acres of land awaited them and many got the chance to fight for their freedom in the American War of Independence. These Scots and their ancestors went on to play important roles in the forging of the great nations of the United States and Canada. Among them:

Bunten Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Samuel Bunten, aged 77, who arrived in Maine in 1812 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Bunten (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Bunten (post 1700)



  • Bill Bunten (b. 1930), American politician
  • James Clark Bunten (1875-1935), Olympic gold medalist

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