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The distinguished German surname Huneke is of two distinct origins. Firstly, the name is derived from the German personal name "Huno," a nickname for the name "Hunold." In this case, the surname would have been originally borne by the son of someone called Huno. Alternatively, the name is derived from the Middle High German word "huon," meaning "chicken." In this instance, the name would have been originally borne either by a chicken farmer as an occupational name or by a very talkative person as a nickname.

Huneke Early Origins



The surname Huneke was first found in the region of Holstein, where the name first emerged. The young Huneke family was instrumental during this early period, playing a crucial role in the development of the medieval society of Schleswig-Holstein.

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Huneke Spelling Variations


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Huneke Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Huhn, Hühnle, Huno, Huneken, Huhnchen, Hunne and many more.

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Huneke Early History


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Huneke Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Huneke research. Another 218 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1175, 1185, 1212, 1275, 1278, 1353, 1367, and 1821 are included under the topic Early Huneke History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Huneke Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Huneke Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 21 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Huneke 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 or some of its variants were: Joh Adam Huhn, who came to Nova Scotia in 1751; Daniel Huhn, who settled in Philadelphia in 1762; Henrich Huhn and Jakob Huhn, Hessian mercenaries who settled in America after fighting in the Revolutionary War.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Huneke (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Huneke (post 1700)



  • J Philip Huneke Ph.D. (1942-2004), American Emeritus Professor of Mathematics at Ohio State University for 35 years
  • Kathleen Huneke, American artist
  • Ferdinand Huneke (1891-1966), German surgeon credited with being the father of modern neural therapy
  • Craig Huneke Ph.D., of the Mathematics Department at the University of Kansas

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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. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    3. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    4. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    5. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    6. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    7. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    8. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    9. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    10. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
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    The Huneke Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Huneke 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 4 November 2014 at 15:11.

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