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The spelling and overall form of Irish names tend to vary widely over time. The original Gaelic form of the name Glunt is Mag Flhloinn, which is derived from the word "flann," which means "ruddy."

Glunt Early Origins



The surname Glunt was first found in county Athlone, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Glunt Spelling Variations


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Glunt Spelling Variations



The recording of names in Ireland in the Middle Ages was an inconsistent endeavor at best. One must realize that attempting to record a Gaelic name in English is a daunting task at the best of times. Even today the translation is a difficult one. Accordingly, research into the name Glunt revealed spelling variations, including MacGlynn, MacGlinn, McGlynn, McGlinn and others.

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Glunt Early History


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Glunt Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Glunt research. Another 232 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1014 and 1172 are included under the topic Early Glunt History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Glunt Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Glunt Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Glunt 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



Irish families fled the English-colonized Ireland in record numbers during the 19th century for North Ameri ca. Many of those destitute families died from disease during, and even shortly after, the long journey. Although those that immigrated before the Great Potato Famine of the 1840s often were granted a tract of land, those that arrived later were generally accommodated in urban centers or in work camps. Those in the urban centers would labor in the manufacturing sector, whereas those in work camps would to build critical infrastructures such as bridges, canals, roads, and railways. Regardless of when these Irish immigrants came to North America, they were critical for the rapid development of the young nations of the United States and Canada. Early immigration and passenger lists have recorded many early immigrants bearing the name of Glunt: Patrick MacGlyn settled in Philadelphia in 1851; Thomas MacGlynn settled in Philadelphia in 1871; the McGlinns landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania between 1830 and 1871.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Glunt (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Glunt (post 1700)



  • Donald F. Glunt, American Republican politician, Candidate for Pennsylvania State Senate 43rd District, 1960

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Glunt Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of Ireland. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1969. Print.
    2. O'Hart, John. Irish Pedigress 5th Edition in 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0737-4).
    3. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    4. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. 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).
    7. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    8. Bell, Robert. The Book of Ulster Surnames. Belfast: Blackstaff, 1988. Print. (ISBN 10-0856404160).
    9. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    10. Vicars, Sir Arthur. Index to the Prerogative Wills of Ireland 1536-1810. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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    The Glunt Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Glunt 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.

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