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Terhune Finnish?
Posted by: Julia Terhune (ID *****6099) Date: March 04, 2007 at 09:02:39
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Did anyone else read the article "American Surnames" by Elsdon C. Smith that is on the website today? It says that Terhune comes from the Finnish Terhunen!
I have always known that Terhune was a Dutch name and all the research I have done so far seems to confirm it. The original American Terhune's first name was Albert and he came to the U.S. from Holland in 1631. Does anyone have any information about the name coming from the Finnish?


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