The origins of the German surname Von unruh can be traced back to the northwestern region of Pomerania. It is likely that the name is derived from the name of the place where the original bearer lived or held land; thus, Von unruh would indicate "one who came from Unrow," a village on the coast of the Baltic Sea. It is also possible that the surname Von unruh is of nickname origin, deriving its meaning from the Middle High German word "unruowe," which indicates "restless or quarrelsome person."
Early Origins of the Von unruh family
The surname Von unruh was first found in Weissensee, where Conrad Unrowe was recorded to be living in 1233.
Early History of the Von unruh family
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Von unruh Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Unruh, Unrow, Unrowe, Unru, von Unruh and others.
Early Notables of the Von unruh family (pre 1700)
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