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The origins of the name Hewling are with the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. The name is derived from the baptismal name Hugh. As the naming tradition grew in Europe baptismal names began to be introduced in many countries. Baptismal names were sometimes given in honor of Christian saints and other biblical figures. There are very few Christian countries in Europe that did not adopt surnames from these religious figures.

Hewling Early Origins



The surname Hewling was first found in at the court of Edward the Confessor (1042-1066,) where Hugolin was Chamberlain to the King.

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Hewling Spelling Variations


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Hewling Spelling Variations



The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Hewling has been spelled many different ways, including Hewlin, Hewlings, Hughling, Hughlings, Hullin, Hueline, Hugelin and many more.

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Hewling Early History


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Hewling Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hewling research. Another 247 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1087, 1100, 1169, 1273, 1273, 1379 and 1627 are included under the topic Early Hewling History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hewling Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hewling Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Hewling 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



Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Hewlings to arrive in North America:

Hewling Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Benjamin Hewling, who sailed to New Jersey in 1677
  • Benjamin Hewling, who arrived in New Jersey in 1677

Hewling Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • E K Hewling, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1850

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Contemporary Notables of the name Hewling (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Hewling (post 1700)



  • A. Hewling, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1868

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    2. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    3. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    4. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    5. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    6. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    7. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    8. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    9. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    10. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
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    The Hewling Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hewling 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.

    This page was last modified on 12 January 2016 at 14:02.

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