Early Origins of the Buntin family
The surname Buntin was first found in Peeblesshire
(Gaelic: Siorrachd nam Pùballan), 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.
Early History of the Buntin family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Buntin research.Another 221 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1296, 1489, 1605, and 1650 are included under the topic Early Buntin History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Buntin Spelling Variations
In the era before dictionaries, there were no rules governing the spelling or translation of names or any other words. Consequently, there are an enormous number of spelling variations
in Medieval Scottish names. Buntin has appeared as Buntin, Bunten, Bunton, Bunting, Buntain, Buntaine, Buntine, Bontine, Buntyn and many more.
Early Notables of the Buntin family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Buntin family to Ireland
Some of the Buntin 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.
Migration of the Buntin family to the New World and Oceana
The freedom, opportunity, and land of the North American colonies beckoned. There, Scots found a place where they were generally free from persecution and where they could go on to become important players in the birth of new nations. Some fought in the American War of Independence
, while others went north to Canada as United Empire Loyalists. The ancestors of all of these Scottish settlers have been able to recover their lost national heritage in the last century through highland games and Clan
societies in North America. Among them:
Buntin Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- John Buntin, who settled in Boston in 1849 along with his wife Bessie