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The German surname Heun was derived from the Middle High German word "hiune," meaning "giant."

Heun Early Origins



The surname Heun was first found in Saxony, where they became well established.

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Heun Spelling Variations


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Heun Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Heune, Heun, Hiune and others.

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Heun Early History


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Heun Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Heun research. Another 39 words (3 lines of text) covering the years 1324, 1549, 1555, 1771, 1854 and 1798 are included under the topic Early Heun History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Heun Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Heun Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 23 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Heun 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 were:

Heun Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johann Best Heun, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1750-1753
  • Jacob Heun, who landed in Boston, Massachusetts in 1751
  • Johannes Peter Heun, aged 25, arrived in Pennsylvania in 1753

Heun Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Karl Aug Heun, who landed in America in 1854
  • Joh Heun, who arrived in America in 1854
  • Georg Heun, who arrived in America in 1854
  • Clara Bender Heun, who landed in America in 1857
  • Adolph Heun, who arrived in America in 1866
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Heun (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Heun (post 1700)



  • Arthur Heun (1866-1946), American architect
  • Karl Heun (1859-1929), German mathematician best known for the Heun differential equation
  • Stefan Heun Ph.D., Senior Scientist at the National Laboratory in Italy

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Heun Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    2. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    3. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    4. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    6. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    7. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    8. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    9. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    10. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
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    The Heun Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Heun 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.

    This page was last modified on 6 March 2014 at 13:20.

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