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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."[1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Hanks Patricia, Flavia Hodges, Mills A.D., Room Adrian, The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7)


Von unruh Early Origins



The surname Von unruh was first found in Weissensee, where Conrad Unrowe was recorded to be living in 1233.

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Von unruh Spelling Variations


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Von unruh Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Unruh, Unrow, Unrowe, Unru, von Unruh and others.

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Von unruh Early History


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Von unruh Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Von unruh research. Another 157 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1233, 1390, 1368, 1768, 1835, 1806 and 1886 are included under the topic Early Von unruh History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Von unruh Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Von unruh Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 29 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Von unruh 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



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Von unruh Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Richard von Unruh, aged 47, originally from Berlin, arrived in New York in 1906 aboard the ship "Hamburg" from Genoa, Italy [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JFDR-86T : 6 December 2014), Richard von Unruh, 08 Nov 1906; citing departure port Genoa, arrival port New York, ship name Hamburg, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

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Contemporary Notables of the name Von unruh (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Von unruh (post 1700)



  • Fritz von Unruh (1885-1970), German dramatic poet, playwright and novelist
  • Walter von Unruh (1877-1956), Prussian General during World War II, recipient of Pour le Mérite
  • Hans Victor von Unruh (1806-1886), Prussian civil servant and politician, President of the Prussian National Assembly in 1848

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Citations



  1. ^ Hanks Patricia, Flavia Hodges, Mills A.D., Room Adrian, The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7)
  2. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JFDR-86T : 6 December 2014), Richard von Unruh, 08 Nov 1906; citing departure port Genoa, arrival port New York, ship name Hamburg, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Other References

  1. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  2. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
  3. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  4. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  5. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  6. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
  7. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
  8. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
  9. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
  10. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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