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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • German : variant of Thune.
  • German : from a short form of the personal name Anton(ius) (see Anthony).
  • Swedish : from an ornamental spelling of tun ‘fence’ or ‘yard’, a common element of place names (from Old Norse tún), mostly an ornamental adoption, but possibly in some instances a topographic name taken by someone who lived by an enclosure or yard.

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