Early Origins of the Tunmer family
The surname Tunmer was first found in Norfolk
where they held a family seat
as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1276 when they held lands.
Early History of the Tunmer family
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Tunmer Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Tynmore, Tinemore, Tynemore, Tinmore, Tunmoor, Tunmore, Tynmoor, Tinmoor, Tinmoore and many more.
Early Notables of the Tunmer family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Tunmer family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Immigrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and the islands, such as David Tunmore who went to Ontario, in 1871.
Contemporary Notables of the name Tunmer (post 1700)
- Percival Guy Tunmer (1948-1999), South African racing driver who participated in one Formula One World Championship Grand Prix in 1975