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Origin

BALLANTYNE : Local. A place of ancient pagan worship among the Celts, whose principal deity was Belen or Baal, the sun. To the honor of this deity, the Celts lighted fires on the 1st of May and Midsummer day. Baalantine signifies the fire of Baal, from Baalen and teine, Gaelic, fire.

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Geographic distribution of the 557 individuals with the name SUN on Geneanet.

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    (39 individuals)
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    (19 individuals)
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    (19 individuals)

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    Variants of name SUN

    SAHU SAHUC SAHUE SAHUT SAU SAUC SAUE