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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)



  • Thomas E. Bunn (b. 1959), American former law enforcement officer and politician, Member of the Oregon House of Representatives (1992-1993)
  • William Malcolm Bunn (1842-1923), American newspaperman and politician, 10th Governor of Idaho Territory from 1884 to 1885
  • Stan Bunn (b. 1946), American politician and lawyer, Oregon Superintendent of Public Instruction (1999-2003)
  • John Whitfield Bunn (1831-1920), American corporate leader, financier, industrialist, and personal friend of Abraham Lincoln
  • John W. Bunn (1898-1979), American basketball coach of Springfield College (1946-1956) and Colorado State College (1956-1963),Chairman of the Basketball Hall of Fame (1949-1963), inducted to the Basketball Hall of Fame in 1964
  • James Lee 'Jim" Bunn (b. 1956), American former politician, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Oregon (1995-1997)
  • George Bunn, American inventor of the fluted coffee filter and founder of the Bunn-o-Matic Corporation
  • George Bunn (1925-2013), American diplomat, lawyer
  • George Lincoln Bunn (1865-1918), American lawyer, judge, and academic
  • Beverly Atlee Bunn (b. 1916), birth name of Beverly Cleary, American author who has sold over 91 million copies of her books worldwide; she received the National Medal of Arts, recognition as a "Living Legend"
  • ... (Another 26 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations



  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. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
  2. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
  3. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  4. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  5. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
  6. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
  7. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  8. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
  9. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
  10. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
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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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