. It comes from the ancient
from the Middle Ages.
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Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Hautey has undergone many spelling variations
, including Auty, Autie, Autee, Awty, Awtee, Awtie and others.
To escape the unstable social climate in England
of this time, many families boarded ships for the New World with the hope of finding land, opportunity, and greater religious and political freedom. Although the voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, those families that arrived often found greater opportunities and freedoms than they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Hautey were among those contributors: Henry Auty, who sailed to Philadelphia in 1871; and Alfred Auty to Philadelphia in 1878.