The name Hoseman is rooted in the ancient Anglo-Saxon
culture. It was originally a name for someone who worked as a mounted warrior, rider, groom, or horse-dealer. The surname Hoseman is derived from the Old English words hors,
which means horse,
which means man
Early Origins of the Hoseman family
The surname Hoseman was first found in Buckinghamshire
where they held a family seat
from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest
and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.
Early History of the Hoseman family
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Hoseman Spelling Variations
It is only in the last few hundred
years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon
surnames like Hoseman are characterized by many spelling variations
. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages, even literate people changed the spelling of their names. The variations of the name Hoseman include Horsman, Horseman and others.
Early Notables of the Hoseman family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Hoseman family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Hoseman Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
- William Hoseman, aged 20, a gardener, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Catherine Stewart Forbes" in 1841