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Spelling variations of this family name include: Bunau, Bunnau, Bunow, Bunowe, Bunaue, Bunnaue, Buenau, Buennau, Buenow, Buenowe, Buenaue, Buennaue, Bonau, Bonnau, Bonow, Bonowe, Bonaue, Bonnaue, Boenau, Boennau, Boenow, Boenowe, Boenaue and many more.
First found in Saxony, where the name Bunau was closely identified in early mediaeval times with the feudal society of early European history. The family would later emerge as a noble family with great influence, having many distinguished branches, and become noted for its involvement in social, economic and political affairs.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bunow research. Another 161 words (12 lines of text) covering the year 1741 is included under the topic Early Bunow History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Bunow Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: a bearer of Bunau, who was listed among German Mercenaries in Canada after arriving in New York in 1776; Rudolf von Buenau, who arrived in America in 1775.
The Bunow Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bunow 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 2 October 2003 at 15:38.