Noble surnames, such as Hotts, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the French people. The original bearer of the name Hotts, 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 Hotts family
The surname Hotts was first found in D'Ousté, a commune in Hautes-Pyrénées, southwestern France. CITATION[CLOSE]
Dionne, N.-E., Les Canadiens-Francais Origine Des Familles. Baltimore: Geneological Publishing Company, 1969. Print
Early History of the Hotts family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hotts research.Another 152 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1367, 1389, 1400, 1408, 1545, 1551, 1784, 1833, 1869, and 1895 are included under the topic Early Hotts History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Hotts Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Hotte, Hottelart, Hottin, Hotelin, Hottot and many more.
Early Notables of the Hotts 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... Another 68 words (5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hotts Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Hotts family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Hotts Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Federico Hotts, aged 19, arrived in New York in 1893 aboard the ship "Mexico" from Havana, Cuba CITATION[CLOSE]
"New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6BB-BP2 : 6 December 2014), Federico Hotts, 16 Jan 1893; citing departure port Havana, arrival port New York, ship name Mexico, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).