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Clunn was first used as a surname by descendants of the Pictish people of ancient Scotland. The ancestors of the Clunn family lived in the lands of Clunie in Stormmot, Perthshire where the name can be found since very early times.

Clunn Early Origins



The surname Clunn was first found in Perthshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Pheairt) former county in the present day Council Area of Perth and Kinross, located in central Scotland, 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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Clunn Spelling Variations


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Clunn Spelling Variations



Repeated and inaccurate translation of Scottish names from Gaelic to English and back resulted in a wide variety of spelling variations with single names. Clunn has appeared Clunie, Clooney, Cloon, Cloone, Clowney, Clune, Cluney, Clunis and many more.

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Clunn Early History


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Clunn Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Clunn research. Another 149 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1214 and 1296 are included under the topic Early Clunn History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Clunn Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Clunn Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Clunn 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



Many Scottish families suffered enormous hardships and were compelled to leave their country of birth. They traveled to Ireland and Australia, but mostly to the colonies of North America, where many found the freedom and opportunity they sought. It was not without a fight, though, as many were forced to stand up and defend their freedom in the American War of Independence. The ancestors of these Scots abroad have rediscovered their heritage in the last century through the Clan societies and other organizations that have sprung up across North Ameri ca. Immigration and passenger ship lists show some important early immigrants bearing the name Clunn:

Clunn Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Ettie Clunn, aged 22, who emigrated to America, in 1897
  • Nellie Clunn, aged 20, who landed in America, in 1897
  • Phillip Clunn, aged 48, who landed in America, in 1897

Clunn Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • P.E. Clunn, aged 58, who settled in America from London, in 1903
  • Harold Philip Clunn, aged 30, who emigrated to the United States from London, England, in 1909
  • Harold Clunn, aged 41, who landed in America from London, England, in 1920

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Contemporary Notables of the name Clunn (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Clunn (post 1700)



  • Rick Clunn (b. 1946), American professional bass fisherman from La Porte, Texas
  • Joseph Clunn, American politician, Postmaster at Bristol, Pennsylvania, 1790-1802 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 15) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • John Anthony Spencer "Tony" Clunn MBE (b. 1946), retired major in the British Army

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 15) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry Including American Families with British Ancestry 2 Volumes. London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
  2. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
  3. Martine, Roddy, Roderick Martine and Don Pottinger. Scottish Clan and Family Names Their Arms, Origins and Tartans. Edinburgh: Mainstream, 1992. Print.
  4. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  5. Warner, Philip Warner. Famous Scottish Battles. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1996. Print. (ISBN 0-76070-004-4).
  6. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. The Charters of David I The Written Acts of David I King of Scots, 1124-53 and of His Son Henry, Earl of Northumerland, 1139-52. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 1999. Print.
  7. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  8. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  9. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  10. Adam, Frank. Clans Septs and Regiments of the Scottish Highlands 8th Edition. London: Bacon (G.W.) & Co, 1970. Print. (ISBN 10-0717945006).
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The Clunn Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Clunn 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 31 March 2017 at 12:22.

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