my last name
Does anyone know what the last name Buntain means??
I can't find it on this website.Cheyenne
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Buntain is one spelling of the name which treated as Bunten or Bunting in surname dictionaries. One explanation is that it is a nickname from the bird called the bunting. The inferred meaning seems to be "short and thick" or "short and plump". There is a Scots dialect word, buntin, with this meaning, and the name is Scots as well as English. In fact Buntain seems to be one of the Scots spellings of the surname.
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