Anglo-Saxon tribes that once ruled Britain. It 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.
Early Origins of the Hewlings family
Early History of the Hewlings family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hewlings 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 Hewlings History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Hewlings Spelling Variations
One relatively recent invention that did much to standardize English spelling was the printing press. However, before its invention even the most literate people recorded their names according to sound rather than spelling. The spelling variations under which the name Hewlings has appeared include Hewlin, Hewlings, Hughling, Hughlings, Hullin, Hueline, Hugelin and many more.
Early Notables of the Hewlings family (pre 1700)
More information is included under the topic Early Hewlings Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Hewlings family to the New World and Oceana
At this time, the shores of the New World beckoned many English families that felt that the social climate in England was oppressive and lacked opportunity for change. Thousands left England at great expense in ships that were overcrowded and full of disease. A great portion of these settlers never survived the journey and even a greater number arrived sick, starving, and without a penny. The survivors, however, were often greeted with greater opportunity than they could have experienced back home. These English settlers made significant contributions to those colonies that would eventually become the United States and Canada. An examination of early immigration records and passenger ship lists revealed that people bearing the name Hewlings arrived in North America very early:
Hewlings Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
Hewlings Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Hewlings (post 1700)
Hewlings Family Crest Products