The Hoseney surname is most likely a habitational name taken on from the place name Osney (Osney Island) in the west of the city of Oxford.
Early Origins of the Hoseney family
The surname Hoseney was first found in Worcestershire
where they held a family seat
as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 13th century when they held estates in that shire.
Early History of the Hoseney family
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Hoseney Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Osney, Osnie, Osnee, Ousnie, Hosney, Hosnie, Hosnee, Oseny, Hoseny, Hoseney and many more.
Early Notables of the Hoseney family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Hoseney family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..