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The ancient Viking-Scottish name Houchins is 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.

Houchins Early Origins



The surname Houchins was first found in 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.

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Houchins Spelling Variations


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Houchins Spelling Variations



The spellings of Scottish names dating from the medieval era often bear little resemblance to those seen today. They vary enormously because scribes in that time spelled according to their ears. Some spelling variations of the name Houchins include Hutchins, Hutchings, Hutchin, Hutcheon, Huchens, Hutcheons, Hutchon, Houchin, Houchen, Houchens, MacCutcheon, MacQuestion and many more.

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Houchins Early History


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Houchins Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Houchins research. Another 320 words (23 lines of text) covering the years 1481, 1494, 1577, 1598, and 1726 are included under the topic Early Houchins History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Houchins Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Houchins Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Houchins Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Houchins In Ireland


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Houchins In Ireland



Some of the Houchins family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 116 words (8 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



The farms of Scottish settlers soon dotted the east coast of the colonies that would become the nations of the United States and Canada. Many of those migrants and their children went on to play important roles in the founding the great nations of North Ameri ca. Early North American immigration records have revealed a number of people bearing the Scottish name Houchins or a variant listed above, including:

Houchins Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Edgar Earl Houchins, aged 22, who settled in America, in 1918
  • Edward Houchins, aged 22, who emigrated to the United States, in 1919

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Contemporary Notables of the name Houchins (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Houchins (post 1700)



  • Thomas Lafayette Houchins Jr. (1923-2005), Sheriff of Alameda County, CA (1975 to 1979)
  • Gene Houchins, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1948
  • C. D. Houchins, American Republican politician, Chair of Pike County Republican Party, 1905

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    2. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    3. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    4. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    5. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    6. Bell, Robert. The Book of Ulster Surnames. Belfast: Blackstaff, 1988. Print. (ISBN 10-0856404160).
    7. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    8. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    9. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Scotch Irish Pioneers In Ulster and America. Montana: Kessinger Publishing. Print.
    10. Adam, Frank. Clans Septs and Regiments of the Scottish Highlands 8th Edition. London: Bacon (G.W.) & Co, 1970. Print. (ISBN 10-0717945006).
    11. ...

    The Houchins Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Houchins Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 28 September 2016 at 09:02.

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