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Cuner is an Anglo-Saxon name. The name was originally given to a coiner, or coin master. This was a name for a person who minted coins, having derived from the Old English word coyn, which means coin.

Cuner Early Origins



The surname Cuner was first found in Cambridgeshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Cuner Spelling Variations


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Cuner Spelling Variations



One relatively recent invention that did much to standardize English spelling was the printing press. However, before its invention even the most literate people recorded their names according to sound rather than spelling. The spelling variations under which the name Cuner has appeared include Coiner, Coin, Cuner and others.

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Cuner Early History


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Cuner Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cuner research. Another 91 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1273 and 1327 are included under the topic Early Cuner History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Cuner Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Cuner Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Cuner 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



At this time, the shores of the New World beckoned many English families that felt that the social climate in England was oppressive and lacked opportunity for change. Thousands left England at great expense in ships that were overcrowded and full of disease. A great portion of these settlers never survived the journey and even a greater number arrived sick, starving, and without a penny. The survivors, however, were often greeted with greater opportunity than they could have experienced back home. These English settlers made significant contributions to those colonies that would eventually become the United States and Canada. An examination of early immigration records and passenger ship lists revealed that people bearing the name Cuner arrived in North America very early:

Cuner Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johann Cuner, who arrived in America in 1784

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Cuner Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    3. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    4. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    6. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    7. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    8. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    9. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    10. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
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    The Cuner Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Cuner 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 3 October 2013 at 15:28.

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