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Gonnter Early Origins



The surname Gonnter was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in South Holland, a province of Holland, the most crowded province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Rotterdam, Leyden and Shiedam. Noted is the famed castle of Teilengen where Jacqueline of Bavaria is buried. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

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Gonnter Spelling Variations


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Gonnter Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Gunter, Günther, Gunten, Güntner, Günzer, Genther and many more.

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Gonnter Early History


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Gonnter Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gonnter research. Another 227 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1589, 1779, 1818, 1638, 1875 and 1856 are included under the topic Early Gonnter History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gonnter Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gonnter Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Gonnter 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 or some of its variants were: Jacob Gunter, who came to Virginia in 1651; as did Edward Gunter, in 1652; Henrich Gunter, arrived in Philadelphia in 1729; Anton Gunter, came to Pennsylvania in 1730.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    3. Bayerisch Stammenbuch von den alten abgestorbenen Fuerten. Print.
    4. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    5. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    6. De Amicis, Edmondo and Helen Zimmern. Holland. Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1894. Print.
    7. De Jong, Gerald Francis. The Dutch in America 1609-1974. New York: Twayne, 1975. Print.
    8. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    9. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
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