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Buntain Early Origins



The surname Buntain was first found in Peeblesshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd nam Płballan), former county in South-central Scotland, in the present day Scottish Borders Council Area, where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Buntain Spelling Variations


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Buntain Spelling Variations



The origin of rules governing the spelling of names and even words is a very recent innovation. Before that, words and names were spelled according to sound, and, therefore, often appeared under several different spelling variations in a single document. Buntain has been spelled Buntin, Bunten, Bunton, Bunting, Buntain, Buntaine, Buntine, Bontine, Buntyn and many more.

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Buntain Early History


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Buntain Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Buntain research. Another 221 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1296, 1489, 1605, and 1650 are included under the topic Early Buntain History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Buntain Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Buntain Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Buntain Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Buntain In Ireland


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Buntain In Ireland



Some of the Buntain family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 283 words (20 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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



The persecution faced in their homeland left many Scots with little to do but sail for the colonies of North Ameri ca. There they found land, freedom, opportunity, and nations in the making. They fought for their freedom in the American War of Independence, or traveled north to Canada as United Empire Loyalists. In both cases, they made enormous contributions to the formation of those great nations. Among them:

Buntain Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Duncan Buntain, aged 21, who arrived in America from Glasgow, Scotland, in 1908
  • Mary Buntain, aged 25, who arrived in America from Glasgow, Scotland, in 1909
  • James Buntain, aged 21, who arrived in America from Kilmalcolm, Scotland, in 1913
  • Malcolm D. Buntain, aged 25, who arrived in America from Inverness, Scotland, in 1913
  • Robert Buntain, aged 25, who arrived in America from Inverary, Scotland, in 1914
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Buntain (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Buntain (post 1700)



  • Bailey Buntain, American actress and dancer

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Buntain Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Urquhart, Blair Edition. Tartans The New Compact Study Guide and Identifier. Secauccus, NJ: Chartwell Books, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0-7858-0050-6).
    2. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Scots Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Mordern Application of the Art and Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
    3. Warner, Philip Warner. Famous Scottish Battles. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1996. Print. (ISBN 0-76070-004-4).
    4. Skene, William Forbes Edition. Chronicles of the Picts, Chronicles of the Scots and Other Early Memorials of Scottish History. Edinburgh: H.M. General Register House, 1867. Print.
    5. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
    6. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and Don Pottinger. Clan Map Scotland of Old. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1983. Print.
    8. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    9. Browne, James. The History of Scotland it's Highlands, Regiments and Clans 8 Volumes. Edinburgh: Francis A Niccolls & Co, 1909. Print.
    10. Black, George F. The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3).
    11. ...

    The Buntain Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Buntain 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 July 2015 at 10:18.

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