Scotland were the first to use the name Hotchin. It was derived from Huchon, a diminutive form of Hugh. Patronymic surnames arose out of the vernacular and religious given name traditions. This name is the equivalent of Hugh in the vernacular of Scotland.
Early Origins of the Hotchin family
Ross-shire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Rois) a former county, now part of the Council Areas of Highland and Western Isles in Northern Scotland, which emerged from the Gaelic lordship of the Earl of Ross, where they held a family seat from very ancient times.
Early History of the Hotchin family
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Hotchin Spelling Variations
spelling variations of Hotchin include Hutchins, Hutchings, Hutchin, Hutcheon, Huchens, Hutcheons, Hutchon, Houchin, Houchen, Houchens, MacCutcheon, MacQuestion and many more.
Early Notables of the Hotchin family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Hotchin family to Ireland
Some of the Hotchin family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Hotchin family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Hotchin Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
Hotchin Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
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