The roots of the ancient and distinguished German surname Jund lie in the province of
. The name is metronymic in origin, deriving from the female
for "of Judah." It is likely that the original bearer of the name was the child of a woman named Judith.
, where the name is thought to have first emerged. The earliest known bearer of the name was Volmarus
Junta, who was a resident of Basel in 1290. The young Jund family was instrumental in the development of medieval
society, and played a major role in the early history of the region.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Jund research.Another 142 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1290, 1434, 1718, 1848 and are included under the topic Early Jund History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
of this family name include: Jundt, Judith, Junth, Junta, Juntlin, Jüntlin and many more.