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The German surname Duhon is of nickname origin. It evolved from the old German word "daum," meaning "thumb," and was most likely originally borne by either someone with a deformed or missing thumb, or someone very small in size.

Duhon Early Origins



The surname Duhon was first found in Wuerrtemburg, where Graf Ulrich mit dem Daumen (Count Ulrich with the thumbs) lived in about 1250.

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Duhon Spelling Variations


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Duhon Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Duhon, Daum, Duhem, Daumann, Duhm, Duhme, Duym, Duim, Dume, Duhan and many more.

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Duhon Early History


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Duhon Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Duhon research. Another 115 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1250, 1679, 1707, 1755, and 1757 are included under the topic Early Duhon History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Duhon Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Duhon Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 39 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Duhon Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Duhon Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Elisabeth Duhon, aged 43, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1785 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Honnore Duhon, aged 47, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1785 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Jean Baptiste Duhon, aged 25, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1785 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Marguerite Duhon, aged 44, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1785 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Duhon Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Mary J. Duhon, aged 58, who settled in America, in 1908
  • Andras Duhon, aged 17, who settled in America from Kis Lzeben, Hungary, in 1912
  • Eileen May DuHon, aged 16, who emigrated to Duryea, USA, in 1914
  • Emily J. DuHon, aged 36, who settled in Duryea, USA, in 1914

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Contemporary Notables of the name Duhon (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Duhon (post 1700)



  • Bobby Duhon (b. 1946), American NFL football running back for the New York Giants
  • Josh Duhon (b. 1982), American actor, best known for his role on General Hospital
  • Edwin Duhon (1910-2006), American musician and co-founder of the Hackberry Ramblers
  • Chris Nicholas Duhon (b. 1982), American professional NBA basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Other References

  1. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  2. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
  3. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
  4. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
  5. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
  6. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  7. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
  8. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
  9. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  10. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
  11. ...

The Duhon Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Duhon 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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