Jund History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The roots of the ancient and distinguished German surname Jund lie in the province of Westphalia. The name is metronymic in origin, deriving from the female personal name "Judith," Hebrew for "of Judah." It is likely that the original bearer of the name was the child of a woman named Judith.
Early Origins of the Jund family
The surname Jund was first found in Westphalia, where the name is thought to have first emerged. The earliest known bearer of the name was Volmarus filius Junta, who was a resident of Basel in 1290. The young Jund family was instrumental in the development of medieval Westphalian society, and played a major role in the early history of the region.
Early History of the Jund family
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Jund Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Jundt, Judith, Junth, Junta, Juntlin, Jüntlin and many more.
Early Notables of the Jund family (pre 1700)
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Jund migration to the United States +
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Jund Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Rudolf Hans Jund, who landed in America in 1749 
- Andreas Jund, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1751 
Jund Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Benedict Jund, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1847 
Related Stories +
- ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)