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Early Origins of the Kunath family
The surname Kunath was first found in Schleswig, where the family was anciently associated with the political and religious conflicts of the area. The name was most likely formed from Kunrat, the popular first name of a number of medieval German Kaisers. Individual bearers of this name first mentioned in ancient chronicles include Hans Kunat of Goerlitz (c.1417,) and P. Kunet of Liegnitz (c.1491).
Important Dates for the Kunath family
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Kunath Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Kuhnert, Kuehnert, Kunert, Kuenert, Kunat, Kunart, Kunet, Kunath, Kuhnat, Kunadt (Leipzig and many more.
Early Notables of the Kunath family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Kunath family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Jacob Kuhnert, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1738; a family by the name of Kuhnert, with two children, arrived in New Orleans in 1838; Anna Rosina Kuhnert sailed to America in 1839.