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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. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    3. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    4. 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).
    5. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    6. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    7. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    8. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    9. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    10. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    11. ...

    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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