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  • Anne Page Nunn (1510 - 1578)
  • Ann Lambe (aft.1559 - bef.1651)
    from: "Anne Nunn/Noone Lambe BIRTH: circa 1550 Suffolk, England DEATH :unknown BURIAL :Unknown, Specifically: Unknown MEMORIAL ID: 81243484 Anne Nunn or Noone (abt. 1550-) was born, the daughter of Geo...
  • Charlotte Nunn (1783 - 1859)
    Birth: Sep. 25, 1783 North Carolina, USA Death: Jul. 31, 1859 Family links: Parents: Sarah Hinton Morgan Yeargin (1747 - 1824) Children: Sarah Copeland Nunn Randolph (1805 - 1881)* Susan Lofti...
  • Docia Stone (c.1774 - c.1819)
  • Elizabeth Alexander Nunn (1615 - 1669)
    Notes Disconnected from Reverend John Jones . NOT a daughter References (Caution- offered as pathfinder only) "Pedigree Resource File," database, FamilySearch ( : accessed 6 June 2018), entry ...

About the Nunn surname

Nunn Name Meaning

English (mainly East Anglia): nickname for a pious and demure man, or an occupational name for someone who worked at a convent, from Middle English nunn ‘nun’ (Old English nunne, from Latin nonna, originally a respectful term of address for an elderly woman. The Latin word probably originated as a nursery term).

German: from an Old High German personal name Nunno, said to be a nursery word.

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This information was taken from an Comment on John Nunn, b. 1450.

"The name Nunn is an old Anglo-Saxon personal name and the family traces back among the oldest of the landed gentry in England, having a coat-of-arms crest and motto, translating from the Latin meaning "Mildly in manner - boldly in action".

Four centuries ago there was a George Nunn in Hanstead. Nunns also in Essex and Suffolk, England and it is recorded the family are still represented there.