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Where did the Scottish Huson family come from? What is the Scottish Huson family crest and coat of arms? When did the Huson family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Huson family history?Huson is one of the names derived from the families of the ancient Dalriadan clans of Scotland. It is derived from the "son of little Hugh."
Spelling in the medieval era was a highly imprecise process. Translation, particularly from Gaelic to English, was little better. For these reasons, early Scottish names are rife with spelling variations. In various documents Huson has been spelled Hewison, Heweson, Howeson, Howeston, Howstoun, Huison and many more.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Huson research. Another 131 words(9 lines of text) covering the years 1739, 1774 and 1662 are included under the topic Early Huson History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 99 words(7 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Huson Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the Huson family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 45 words(3 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products.
The hardy Scots who made the crossing settled all along the east coast of North America and in the great west that was just then opening up. At the time of the American War of Independence, many United Empire Loyalists moved north from the American colonies to Canada. Scottish national heritage became better known in North America in the 20th century through highland games and other patriotic events. An examination of immigration records and passenger ship lists revealed that people bearing the name Huson arrived in North America very early:
Huson Settlers in the United States in the 17th Century
Huson Settlers in the United States in the 18th Century
The Huson Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Huson 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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