provides a glimpse at the oldest origins of the Gunz family. In the medieval era, the German lands were inhabited by a variety of Barbarian tribes. The ancient dukedom of
who inhabited the territory after the fall of the Roman Empire.
, 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.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gunz research.Another 81 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1589, 1653, 1714, 1695, 1723 and 1818 are included under the topic Early Gunz History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
of this family name include: Gunther, Gunter, Guenther, Guenter, Gunte, Guenthe, Gunthe, Guente and many more.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Peter Gunther, who came to Philadelphia in 1738; as well as Johann Heinrich Gunther in 1754. Michael Guenther arrived in New Jersey in 1781; and Jacob Gunther came to Texas with his wife Sophie Hoessel and their four children in 1845..