Early Origins of the Dunnech family
The surname Dunnech was first found in Northumberland
where the first record of the family was listed as John filius
Tunnoc in 1106 in Hodgson's History of Northumberland
. The family "remains as Tunnock in that district still." CITATION[CLOSE]
Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
Hodgson's History of Northumberland
also lists William filius Tunnok as residing there in 1250.
Further to the north in the same era, "William Tunnoc witnessed a charter by William de Horuirden to the Abbey of Kelso between 1160-1200, and c. 1237 Adam Tunnoc witnessed a charter of resignation of land in Kelso. " CITATION[CLOSE]
Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3)
Other early records of the family include: Gilbertus filius Tunny listed in 1219 in the Assize Rolls of Yorkshire; Simon Tunnie, listed in 1327 in the Assize Rolls of Staffordshire; and an Alan filius Tunnoc listed in the 12th century in the Feodarium Prioratus Dunelmensis. CITATION[CLOSE]
Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
Early History of the Dunnech family
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Dunnech Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Tunock, Tunnoch, Tunno, Tunna, Tunnock, Tunnoc and many more.
Early Notables of the Dunnech family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Dunnech family to Ireland
Some of the Dunnech family moved to Ireland
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Migration of the Dunnech family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Jane Tunny, who settled in Maryland in 1675; Daniel Tunney, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1740; and William Tunno settled in Savannah, Georgia in 1866..