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Where did the German Huhn family come from? What is the German Huhn family crest and coat of arms? When did the Huhn family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Huhn family history?The distinguished German surname Huhn is of two distinct origins. Firstly, the name is derived from the German personal name "Huno," a nickname for the name "Hunold." In this case, the surname would have been originally borne by the son of someone called Huno. Alternatively, the name is derived from the Middle High German word "huon," meaning "chicken." In this instance, the name would have been originally borne either by a chicken farmer as an occupational name or by a very talkative person as a nickname.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Huhn, Hühnle, Huno, Huneken, Huhnchen, Hunne and many more.
First found in the region of Holstein, where the name first emerged. The young Huhn family was instrumental during this early period, playing a crucial role in the development of the medieval society of Schleswig-Holstein.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Huhn research. Another 218 words(16 lines of text) covering the years 1175, 1185, 1212, 1275, 1278, 1353, 1367, and 1821 are included under the topic Early Huhn History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 21 words(2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Huhn Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Huhn Settlers in the United States in the 18th Century
Huhn Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
The Huhn Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Huhn Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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