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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
  • John Anthony Spencer "Tony" Clunn MBE (b. 1946), retired major in the British Army

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Martine, Roddy, Roderick Martine and Don Pottinger. Scottish Clan and Family Names Their Arms, Origins and Tartans. Edinburgh: Mainstream, 1992. Print.
    2. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and Don Pottinger. Clan Map Scotland of Old. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1983. Print.
    3. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    4. Warner, Philip Warner. Famous Scottish Battles. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1996. Print. (ISBN 0-76070-004-4).
    5. Bain, Robert. The Clans and Tartans of Scotland. Glasgow & London: Collins, 1968. Print. (ISBN 000411117-6).
    6. Paul, Sir James Balfour. An Ordinary of Arms Contained in the Public Register of All Arms and Bearings in Scotland Second Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1903. Print.
    7. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    8. 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).
    9. Catholic Directory For Scotland. Glasgow: Burns Publications. Print.
    10. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
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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 15 January 2016 at 14:19.

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