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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
  • Rachel Henriques Cunha, who arrived in Jamaica in 1749

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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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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    2. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    3. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    4. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    5. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    6. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    7. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    8. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    9. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. 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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