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Unthank Early Origins



The surname Unthank was first found in Cumberland, where they held a family seat from very ancient times, before and after the Norman Conquest in 1066.

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Unthank Spelling Variations


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Unthank Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Unthank, Unthanke and others.

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Unthank Early History


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Unthank Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Unthank research. Another 255 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1067, 1296, 1462 and 1477 are included under the topic Early Unthank History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Unthank Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Unthank Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Unthank 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 were:

Unthank Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Ann Unthank, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1735 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Joseph Unthank, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1735 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Unthank (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Unthank (post 1700)



  • Green Wix Unthank (1923-2013), United States federal judge, Senior Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky (1988-2012)
  • Wix Unthank, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1952
  • John A. Unthank (1819-1902), American politician, Member of Nebraska State House of Representatives, 1867
  • Nellie Pucell Unthank (1846-1915), American Mormon pioneer who immigrated to Utah from England with her family as a young girl, traveling with the Martin Handcart Company
  • Christopher Mark "Chris" Unthank (b. 1972), retired Australian athlete who specialized in the 3000 metres steeplechase, two-time Olympian
  • Rachel Unthank, British musician who with her sister Becky Unthank founded The Unthanks, an English folk group known for their eclectic approach in combining traditional English folk music with other musical genres

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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: Esto semper fidelis
Motto Translation: Be ever faithful.


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  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)

Other References

  1. Moody David. Scottish Family History. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0806312688).
  2. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  3. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  4. Scots Kith and Kin And Illustrated Map Revised 2nd Edition. Edinburgh: Clan House/Albyn. Print.
  5. Bell, Robert. The Book of Ulster Surnames. Belfast: Blackstaff, 1988. Print. (ISBN 10-0856404160).
  6. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
  7. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  8. Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Glasgow: Harper Collins, 1995. Print.
  9. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and Don Pottinger. Clan Map Scotland of Old. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1983. Print.
  10. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and David Hicks. The Highland Clans The Dynastic Origins, Cheifs and Background of the Clans. New York: C.N. Potter, 1968. Print.
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The Unthank Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Unthank 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 16 November 2015 at 11:33.

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