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The ancient and distinguished German surname Hunn is of patronymic origin, deriving from the first name of the father of the original bearer. Hunn comes from "Huno," which is a personal name of unclear origin; it may be derived from "Hun," the name of the Asiatic race of nomads who ravaged Europe during the 5th century, or from "Hunn," the Old Norse diminutive meaning "little bear."

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The surname Hunn was first found in Swabia, where the name is thought to have emerged. The name dates back as far as 1270, when Rudi Huno was working as a tax collector in Basel. The young Hunn family was instrumental during this formative period, figuring prominently in the early history of the region and contributing greatly to the development of medieval Swabian society.

Spelling variations of this family name include: Hunn, Hun, Hunne, Hunel, Hundt and others.


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This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hunn research. Another 204 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1449, 1450, 1484, 1505, 1506, 1518, 1519, 1537, 1555, 1568, and 1795 are included under the topic Early Hunn History in all our PDF Extended History products.

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Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hunn Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.

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Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Hunn Settlers in United States in the 17th Century


  • George Hunn, who landed in Boston, Massachusetts in 1637

Hunn Settlers in United States in the 18th Century


  • Barbel Hunn, who arrived in Carolina in 1743

Hunn Settlers in United States in the 19th Century


  • Joh Hunn, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1805
  • Nicholas Hunn, who landed in St Clair County, III in 1872

Hunn Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century


  • Elizabeth Hunn, aged 39, arrived in South Australia in 1857 aboard the ship "Lady Ann"

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  • Eugene Stuart Hunn, American professor of Anthropology at the University of Washington (1983-)
  • John Hunn (1849-1926), American Republican politician, Governor of Delaware, 1901-05; Delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1904
  • John Hunn, American businessman and politician from Camden, in Kent County, Delaware. He was a member of the Republican Party and served as Governor of Delaware from January 15, 1901 until January 17, 1905
  • Jack Kent Hunn KCMG (1906-1997), New Zealand civil servant and former Secretary of Defence
  • Donald Kent "Don" Hunn CNZM (b. 1934), senior New Zealand diplomat and civil servant


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The Hunn Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hunn 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.

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