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The Nooney surname derives from the Old English word "nunne," in turn from the Latin "nonna," both of which mean a "Nun." As a name, it was likely originally a nickname for a pious person, or an occupational name for someone who worked at a convent.

Nooney Early Origins



The surname Nooney was first found in Norfolk where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

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Nooney Spelling Variations


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Nooney Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Noon, Noone, Nunn, Nones, None, Nun and others.

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Nooney Early History


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Nooney Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Nooney research. Another 278 words (20 lines of text) covering the year 1514 is included under the topic Early Nooney History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Nooney Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Nooney Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Nooney Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Nooney In Ireland


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Nooney In Ireland



Some of the Nooney family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 108 words (8 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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: Thomas Nunn, who settled in Virginia in 1635; John Nunn settled in Virginia in 1695; Charles, George, James, John, and Patrick Noon settled in Philadelphia between 1840 and 1870.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Nooney (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Nooney (post 1700)



  • Mrs. Fred T. Nooney, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1928, 1944, 1948, 1952

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Suaviter in modo, fortiter in re
Motto Translation: Gentle in manner, firm in act.


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    2. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    3. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    4. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    5. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    6. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    7. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    9. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    10. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
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    The Nooney Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Nooney 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 November 2015 at 11:05.

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