Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. The name is derived from when the Hewke family once lived in the place called Hooke in Devon.
Early Origins of the Hewke family
Devon where one of the first records of the name was found in 1050-71 in a reference of Old English Bynames of Devon. Later in the Assize Rolls of Lincolnshire, the Latin form of the name, Hervicus and Richard Hoc were listed in 1218. By 1230, the Pipe Rolls of Berkshire has listed John Hook; the first listing of the name as it is more commonly spelt today. CITATION[CLOSE]
Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X) "The surname was written in the XIV century as atte Hooke, and this by crasis sometimes became Tooke. It may be mentioned that Hoke, as a personal name, occurs in Saxon times. " CITATION[CLOSE]
Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.
Early History of the Hewke family
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Hewke Spelling Variations
spelling variations were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the Hewke family name include Hook, Hooke, Hoke and others.
Early Notables of the Hewke family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Hewke family to Ireland
Some of the Hewke family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Hewke family to the New World and Oceana
For political, religious, and economic reasons, thousands of English families boarded ships for Ireland, Canada, the America colonies, and many of smaller tropical colonies in the hope of finding better lives abroad. Although the passage on the cramped, dank ships caused many to arrive in the New World diseased and starving, those families that survived the trip often went on to make valuable contributions to those new societies to which they arrived. Early immigrants bearing the Hewke surname or a spelling variation of the name include:
Hewke Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
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