Show ContentsGunterman History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The colorful history of Saxony provides a glimpse at the oldest origins of the Gunterman family. In the medieval era, the German lands were inhabited by a variety of Barbarian tribes. The ancient dukedom of Saxony derived its name from the Germanic tribe name the Saxons who inhabited the territory after the fall of the Roman Empire.

Early Origins of the Gunterman family

The surname Gunterman was first found in Saxony, where the name emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families of the region. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.

Early History of the Gunterman family

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Gunterman Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Gunther, Gunter, Guenther, Guenter, Gunte, Guenthe, Gunthe, Guente and many more.

Early Notables of the Gunterman family (pre 1700)

Prominent bearers of the family name Gunterman at this time were Anthony Günther, Prince of Anhalt-Zerbst (1653-1714), a German prince of the House of Ascania. Johann Guenther...
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United States Gunterman migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Gunterman Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Henri Gunterman, who arrived in New York, NY in 1782 [1]

  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) on Facebook