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The origins of the Anglo-Saxon name Bunn come from its first bearer, who was a person who was of good character. It originally derived from the Old French as le bon which was used as a term of endearment. The surname was adopted in England after the Norman Conquest of 1066.

Bunn Early Origins



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

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Bunn Spelling Variations


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Bunn Spelling Variations



The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Bunn has been spelled many different ways, including Bunn, Bun, Bon, Bonn, Bone, Bonne, Bunne and others.

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Bunn Early History


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Bunn Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bunn research. Another 402 words (29 lines of text) covering the years 1204, 1255, 1296, 1379, 1500, 1618, 1788, 1796, 1830, and 1860 are included under the topic Early Bunn History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bunn Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bunn Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 32 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bunn 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



Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Bunns to arrive in North America:

Bunn Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Thomas Bunn who arrived in Virginia in 1623
  • Deborah Bunn, who arrived in Maryland in 1674 [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)

Bunn Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Peter Bunn, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1744 [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)
  • John Bunn, who landed in Maryland in 1744

Bunn Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • William N Bunn, who arrived in New York 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)
  • William Bunn, who landed in New York in 1846 [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)
  • Robert S Bunn, who landed in Mississippi in 1854 [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)

Bunn Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • William Bunn, English convict from Middlesex, who was transported aboard the "Asia" on September 3rd, 1820, settling in New South Wales, Australia [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Asia 1 voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1820 with 192 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/asia/1820
  • Charles Bunn, aged 17, who arrived in South Australia in 1849 aboard the ship "Eliza" [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) ELIZA 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Eliza.htm
  • William Bunn, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "John Munn" in 1849 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) JOHN MUNN 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849JohnMunnPassengers.htm
  • Ruth Bunn, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Blundell" in 1851 [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) BLUNDELL 1851. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1851Blundell.htm

Bunn Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Fanny Bunn, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Cashmere" in 1853
  • Elizabeth Bunn, who arrived in Nelson aboard the ship "Cresswell" in 1856
  • Maria Bunn, who arrived in Nelson aboard the ship "Cresswell" in 1856
  • Sarah Bunn, who arrived in Nelson aboard the ship "Cresswell" in 1856
  • Zacharia Bunn, who arrived in Nelson aboard the ship "Cresswell" in 1856

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Contemporary Notables of the name Bunn (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Bunn (post 1700)



  • Zandstra D. Bunn, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 2008
  • Willis Bunn, American politician, Member of North Carolina State House of Representatives from Edgecombe County, 1870-78
  • Thomas Jefferson Bunn (1832-1915), American politician, Mayor of Bloomington, Illinois, 1870, 1877
  • William Malcolm Bunn (1842-1923), American politician, Member of Pennsylvania State House of Representatives, 1868-70; Governor of Idaho Territory, 1884-85
  • Thomas Bunn, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Gold Democrat National Convention from Illinois, 1896
  • Romanzo Bunn (1829-1909), American politician, U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Wisconsin, 1877-1905; Retired 1905
  • Mary Elizabeth Bunn, American politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 2000, 2004, 2008; Member of Democratic National Committee from Michigan, 2004-08
  • Julian Wilber Bunn (b. 1883), American Democrat politician, Member of North Carolina State House of Representatives from Wake County, 1913-14
  • Jacob Bunn Jr. (1864-1926), American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1924
  • Jim Bunn (b. 1956), American Republican politician, Member of Oregon State Senate, 1987-95; U.S. Representative from Oregon 5th District, 1995-97; Defeated, 1996
  • ... (Another 26 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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  1. ^ 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)
  2. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Asia 1 voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1820 with 192 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/asia/1820
  3. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) ELIZA 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Eliza.htm
  4. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) JOHN MUNN 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849JohnMunnPassengers.htm
  5. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) BLUNDELL 1851. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1851Blundell.htm

Other References

  1. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  2. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
  3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  4. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
  5. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
  6. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
  7. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  8. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
  9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
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The Bunn Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bunn 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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