Junius History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Junius family

The surname Junius was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in North Holland, a province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Amsterdam, Haarlem and Hilversum. It was the seat of the old Counts of Holland. Seat of one of the oldest families is Brederode Castle near Haarlem. There are many old and quaint towns in the province. including Medemblik, Enkhuizen, Hoorn, Edam, and Monnikendam. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

Early History of the Junius family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Junius research. Another 81 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1843, 1606, 1655, 1629, 1643, 1589, 1677, 1589, 1545, 1602 and 1592 are included under the topic Early Junius History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Junius Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Junius, Junnius, Junnius, Juniuse, Juniuses, Junniuse, Junniuses, Juniuss, Junniuss, van Junius and many more.

Early Notables of the Junius family (pre 1700)

From this era of Dutch history, those of this who distinguished themselves included Robert Junius (Robertus Junius) (1606-1655), a Dutch Reformed Church missionary to Taiwan from 1629-1643. Francis Junius or Francois Du Jon the Younger (1589-1677), philologist and antiquary, born at Heidelberg in 1589, was the...
Another 45 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Junius Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Junius migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Junius Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • George Junius, who settled in Virginia in 1698
Junius Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Johan Georg Junius, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1754 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Junius (post 1700) +

  • Tristan P. Junius, American politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Louisiana 1st District, 1980 [2]
  • Brutus Junius Clay (1847-1932), American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1904; U.S. Minister to Switzerland, 1905-10 [3]
  • Brutus Junius Clay (1808-1878), American politician, Member of Kentucky State House of Representatives, 1840, 1860; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 7th District, 1863-65 [3]
  • Charles Junius Knapp (1845-1916), American Republican politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Delaware County, 1886, 1888; U.S. Representative from New York 17th District, 1889-91 [4]
  • Junius Hopkins Hatch (1791-1869), American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from New York County, 1821-22
  • Junius Emery Beal (1860-1942), American Republican politician, Newspaper editor and publisher; Real estate broker; Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1888; Member of Michigan State House of Representatives from Washtenaw County 1905-06; Member of University of Michigan Board of Regents, 1908-39;
  • Junius H. Harden, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1936 [3]
  • Junius Foy Guin Jr. (1924-2016), American jurist, Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama (1989-2016)
  • Junius ElMarion Driggs (1907-1994), American CEO and co-founder of now-defunct Western Savings and Loan
  • Major-General Junius Wallace Jones (1890-1977), American Air Inspector, Headquarters US Air Force (1947-1948) [5]


  1. ^ 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)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 28) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 29) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  4. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 2) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  5. ^ Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2012, March 30) Junius Jones. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Jones/Junius_Wallace/USA.html


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