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The ancestors of the name Bunecum date back to the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. The name is derived from when the Bunecum family lived in the village of Butcombe in the county of Somerset.

Bunecum Early Origins



The surname Bunecum was first found in Somerset, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Bunecum Spelling Variations


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Bunecum Spelling Variations



It is only in the last few hundred years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon surnames like Bunecum are characterized by many spelling variations. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages, even literate people changed the spelling of their names. The variations of the name Bunecum include: Buncombe, Butcombe, Bounecombe, Bunecombe, Buncomb, Boncombe and many more.

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Bunecum Early History


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Bunecum Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bunecum research. Another 377 words (27 lines of text) covering the years 1086, 1327 and 1500 are included under the topic Early Bunecum History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bunecum Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bunecum Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Bunecum Notables 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



Many English families tired of political and religious strife left Britain for the new colonies in North Ameri ca. Although the trip itself offered no relief - conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and many travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute - these immigrants believed the opportunities that awaited them were worth the risks. Once in the colonies, many of the families did indeed prosper and, in turn, made significant contributions to the culture and economies of the growing colonies. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families has revealed a number of immigrants bearing the name Bunecum or a variant listed above: William Bunchcombe who arrived in Virginia in 1663.

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Citations



    Other References

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    5. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    6. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    8. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    9. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    10. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
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    The Bunecum Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bunecum 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.

    This page was last modified on 26 November 2013 at 16:05.

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