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Multiple Origins for the Surname Cunha



Cunha Early Origins



The surname Cunha was first found in the Rhineland, where this family was a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. Always influential in social affairs, the name Kunheim became an integral part of that turbulent region as it forged alliances with other families within the region and the nation.

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Cunha Spelling Variations


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Cunha Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Kunheim, Kunnheim, Kunhheim, Kunheime, Kunheimes, Kunheims, Kunheimm, Kunheimme, Kunheimms, Cunhime, Cunheim, Gunheim and many more.

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Cunha Early History


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Cunha Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cunha research. Another 182 words (13 lines of text) covering the year 1798 is included under the topic Early Cunha History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Cunha Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Cunha Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Cunha 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:

Cunha Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Isaac Mendes Cunha, who arrived in Jamaica in 1743 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Rachel Henriques Cunha, who arrived in Jamaica in 1749 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Cunha (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Cunha (post 1700)



  • George David Cunha (b. 1911), American author and air force officer in Providence, Rhode Island
  • Euclides Rodrigues Pimenta da Cunha (1866-1909), Brazilian writer

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Other References

  1. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
  2. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
  3. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
  4. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
  5. 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).
  6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  8. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
  9. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
  10. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
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The Cunha Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Cunha 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 9 January 2017 at 09:15.

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