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Multiple Origins for the Surname Clune



The surname Clune is the anglicized version of the Irish name O Cluanain, which is from the Irish "cluana" meaning either "deceitful" or "flattering" or "rogue." This surname was also derived from Mc Cluin, which comes from the Irirsh Gaelic "glun," meaning "knee."

Clune Early Origins



The surname Clune was first found in County Galway (Irish: Gaillimh) part of the province of Connacht, located on the west coast of the Island.

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Clune Spelling Variations


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Clune Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Cloonan, Clunan, O'Cloonan, O'Clunan, O Cluanain, Cloun and many more.

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Clune Early History


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Clune Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Clune research. Another 175 words (12 lines of text) covering the year 1890 is included under the topic Early Clune History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Clune Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Clune Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Clune 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Clune Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Bartholomew, John, and Joseph Clune, who arrived in Philadelphia between 1858 and 1868

Clune Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Mr. Ned Clune, aged 16 who emigrated to Canada, arriving at the Grosse Isle Quarantine Station in Quebec aboard the ship "George" departing from the port of Liverpool, England but died on Grosse Isle in June 1847 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Charbonneau, André, and Doris Drolet-Dubé. A Register of Deceased Persons at Sea and on Grosse Île in 1847. The Minister of Canadian Heritage, 1997. ISBN: 0-660-198/1-1997E (p. 19)
  • Mr. Thomas Clune, aged 21 who emigrated to Canada, arriving at the Grosse Isle Quarantine Station in Quebec aboard the ship "Naomi" departing from the port of Liverpool, England but died on Grosse Isle in September 1847 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Charbonneau, André, and Doris Drolet-Dubé. A Register of Deceased Persons at Sea and on Grosse Île in 1847. The Minister of Canadian Heritage, 1997. ISBN: 0-660-198/1-1997E (p. 19)
  • Mr. William Clune, aged 10 who emigrated to Canada, arriving at the Grosse Isle Quarantine Station in Quebec aboard the ship "Rankin" departing from the port of Liverpool, England but died on Grosse Isle in June 1847 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Charbonneau, André, and Doris Drolet-Dubé. A Register of Deceased Persons at Sea and on Grosse Île in 1847. The Minister of Canadian Heritage, 1997. ISBN: 0-660-198/1-1997E (p. 19)

Clune Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Biddy Clune, aged 23, a farm servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1852 aboard the ship "Sibella" [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Tuesday 3 February 1852. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) SIBELLA 1852. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/sibella1852.shtml.
  • Patrick Clune, aged 28, who arrived in South Australia in 1857 aboard the ship "Caucasian" [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Tuesday 26 April 1853. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Caucasian 1857. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/caucasian1857.shtml

Clune Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Conor Clune, aged 32, a labourer, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Maori" in 1864
  • Sarah Clune, aged 22, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Maori" in 1864
  • Maria Clune, aged 6 mths., who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Maori" in 1864

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Contemporary Notables of the name Clune (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Clune (post 1700)



  • Colonel John J. Clune (1932-1992), American Director of Athletics at the United States Air Force Academy (1975-1991)
  • Donald Andrew "Don" Clune (b. 1952), former American NFL football wide receiver
  • Michael Clune, American politician, Member of New York American Labor Party Executive Committee, 1945; American Labor Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 43rd District, 1950 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 15) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • John H. Clune, American Democrat politician, Postmaster at Springfield, Massachusetts, 1894-98; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1912 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 15) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Deirdre Clune (b. 1959), Irish Fine Gael politician
  • Patrick Joseph Clune DD CSsR (1864-1935), Irish-born, Australian bishop, the fourth Roman Catholic Bishop of Perth and first Archbishop of Perth
  • Francis Patrick Clune OBE (1893-1971), Australian author, travel writer and historian
  • Richard Clune (b. 1987), Canadian NHL ice hockey left winger for the Nashville Predators from Toronto
  • Jackie Clune (b. 1965), British entertainer and writer

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Charbonneau, André, and Doris Drolet-Dubé. A Register of Deceased Persons at Sea and on Grosse Île in 1847. The Minister of Canadian Heritage, 1997. ISBN: 0-660-198/1-1997E (p. 19)
  2. ^ South Australian Register Tuesday 3 February 1852. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) SIBELLA 1852. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/sibella1852.shtml.
  3. ^ South Australian Register Tuesday 26 April 1853. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Caucasian 1857. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/caucasian1857.shtml
  4. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 15) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1992. Print.
  2. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  4. Hickey, D.J. and J.E. Doherty. A New Dictionary of Irish History form 1800 2nd Edition. Dublin: Gil & MacMillian, 2003. Print.
  5. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
  6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  7. MacLysaght, Edward. Irish Families Their Names, Arms and Origins 4th Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2364-7).
  8. Bell, Robert. The Book of Ulster Surnames. Belfast: Blackstaff, 1988. Print. (ISBN 10-0856404160).
  9. McDonnell, Frances. Emigrants from Ireland to America 1735-1743 A Transcription of the report of the Irish House of Commons into Enforced emigration to America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1331-5).
  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 Clune Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Clune 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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