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The roots of the ancient and distinguished German surname Juntha 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.

Juntha Early Origins



The surname Juntha 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 Juntha family was instrumental in the development of medieval Westphalian society, and played a major role in the early history of the region.

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Juntha Spelling Variations


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Juntha Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Jundt, Judith, Junth, Junta, Juntlin, Jüntlin and many more.

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Juntha Early History


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Juntha Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Juntha research. Another 283 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1290, 1434, 1718, 1848 and are included under the topic Early Juntha History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Juntha Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Juntha Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Juntha 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: Hans Georg Jundt and his wife Anna Maria, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1731 with their four children; George Jundt, who was naturalized in Lancaster, Pennsylvania in 1761.

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. 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. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    4. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    5. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    6. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    7. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    8. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    9. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    10. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
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    The Juntha Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Juntha 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 11 June 2014 at 14:15.

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