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"BLUNT. A variant of BLUND, q.v. John le Blunt of Eskeby, Dumfriesshire, rendered homage, 1296 (Bain, n, p. 202). James Blunt in Dalscon, 1743, and two more of the name (Dumfries). "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)


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Some Famous People with the surname of Blunt

Wikipedia Anthony Frederick Blunt (26 September 1907, Bournemouth, Hampshire ? 26 March 1983, Westminster, London), known as Sir Anthony Blunt, KCVO between 1956 and 1979, was a British spy, art historian, Professor of the History of Art at the University of London, director of the Courtauld Institute of Art, London (1947-74), and Surveyor of the King's Pictures (1945-72).
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Wikipedia Wilfrid Scawen Blunt (17 August 1840 ? 10 September 1922) was an English poet and writer.
Wikipedia Emily Olivia Leah Blunt (born 23 February 1983) is an English actress known for her work in the films "My Summer of Love" and "The Devil Wears Prada".
Wikipedia Matthew Roy Blunt (born November 20, 1970) served as Governor of Missouri from 2005 to 2009.
Wikipedia John James Blunt (1794 ? June 18, 1855) was an English divine and Anglican priest.
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Wikipedia James Gillpatrick (or Gilpatrick) Blunt (July 21, 1826 ? July 27, 1881) was a physician and abolitionist who rose to Union major general during the American Civil War.
Wikipedia John Henry Blunt (1823 in Chelsea ? April 11, 1884 in London) was an English divine.
Wikipedia Giles Blunt (born 1952 in Windsor, Ontario) is a Canadian novelist and screenwriter.
Wikipedia Judy Blunt (born 1954) is an American writer from Montana.
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Wikipedia Asa Peabody Blunt (October 19, 1826 ? October 4, 1889) was a draughtsman and a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War.
Wikipedia Jason John Blunt (born August 16, 1977 in Penzance, Cornwall) is a former professional footballer.
Wikipedia Augie Blunt (August 17, 1929 ? May 2, 1999) was an American film and television actor.
Wikipedia James Blunt (born James Hillier Blount, 22 February 1974), is an English singer-songwriter whose debut album, "Back to Bedlam", and single releases, especially "You're Beautiful", brought him to fame in 2005.
Wikipedia Theodore "Ted" Blunt is an American politician and president of the Wilmington City Council and a candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Delaware.
Wikipedia Melanie Anderson Blunt is the wife of former Missouri Governor Matt Blunt, serving as First Lady of Missouri from 2005 to 2009.
Wikipedia William Blunt (5 August 1886 ? 1962) was an English footballer who played in the Football League for Wolverhampton Wanderers and Bristol Rovers.
Wikipedia Richard Frederick Lefevre Blunt was the first Anglican Bishop of Hull in the modern era from 1891 until his death in 1910.
Wikipedia Sidney Blunt (13 April 1902 ? 1965) was an English footballer who played in the Football League for Port Vale.
Wikipedia Edwin Blunt (21 May 1918 - 20 September 1993) was an English footballer.