Hottinguer History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Noble surnames, such as Hottinguer, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the French people. The original bearer of the name Hottinguer, which is a local surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of Orleans. In France, hereditary surnames were adopted according to fairly general rules and during the late Middle Ages, names that were derived from localities became increasingly widespread. Local names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate.
Early Origins of the Hottinguer family
The surname Hottinguer was first found in D'Ousté, a commune in Hautes-Pyrénées, southwestern France. 
Early History of the Hottinguer family
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Hottinguer Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Hotte, Hottelart, Hottin, Hotelin, Hottot and many more.
Early Notables of the Hottinguer family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the family at this time was the Hottot family, one of librarians and printers from Chartres and Orleans. Thomas Hottot, likely the first printer from Chartres, is recorded at his death in 1551, and his son Philippe is cited in 1545 as a printer. Saturnin Hottot, of this family, was a printer also, and his son Laurent followed...
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Migration of the Hottinguer family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Jacques Hottot, who arrived in Quebec in 1652; Pierre Hotte, who was married in 1678 in Quebec; Anne-Jeanne Hotte, who was married in Charlesbourg in 1696.
Contemporary Notables of the name Hottinguer (post 1700) +
- Baron Jean-Conrad Hottinguer (1764-1841), Swiss-born banker who later became a Baron of the French (1810-1841)
- Baron Rodolphe Hottinguer (1835-1920), Swiss banker who ran the Hottinger & Cie
- Baron Henri Hottinguer (1868-1943), Swiss banker, first-born son of Baron Rodolphe Hottinguer
- Baron Jean–Henri Hottinguer (1803-1866), Swiss banker, first son of Jean-Conrad Hottinguer
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- ^ Dionne, N.-E., Les Canadiens-Francais Origine Des Familles. Baltimore: Geneological Publishing Company, 1969. Print