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There are several possible origins for this surname. The name may be derived from the Old English word "heghen" meaning a "farm or holding," in which case, the name may have come from the place of residence of the initial bearer. Alternatively, the surname may be derived from the Old English word "heyne" meaning "a mean person," and may have come from a characteristic of the initial bearer.

Hune Early Origins



The surname Hune was first found in Dumfriesshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Dhn Phris), a Southern area, bordering on England that today forms part of the Dumfries and Galloway Council Area, where the name has long been associated with the barony of Halywode.

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Hune Spelling Variations


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Hune Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Haining, Hain, Hainning, Henning, Haning, Hanning and others.

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Hune Early History


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Hune Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hune research. Another 330 words (24 lines of text) covering the years 1289, 1327, 1630, and 1655 are included under the topic Early Hune History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hune Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hune Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Hune Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hune In Ireland


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Hune In Ireland



Some of the Hune family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 55 words (4 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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:

Hune Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Bernhard Hune, who landed in America in 1780
  • Christian Hune, who arrived in America in 1780

Hune Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Francis Hune, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1848

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Contemporary Notables of the name Hune (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Hune (post 1700)



  • Herman B. Hune Sr., American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1940

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    2. Bell, Robert. The Book of Ulster Surnames. Belfast: Blackstaff, 1988. Print. (ISBN 10-0856404160).
    3. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    5. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    6. 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).
    7. Fulton, Alexander. Scotland and Her Tartans: The Romantic Heritage of the Scottish Clans and Families. Godalming: Bramley, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-86283-880-0).
    8. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Socts Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Modern Application of the Art of Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
    9. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    10. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
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    The Hune Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hune 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 7 January 2016 at 13:21.

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