The ancient Anglo-Saxon surname Huchel came from the Old English name Ucca, which is a pet form of the Old English personal nameUhtræd. The surname Huchel features the common diminutive suffix -el. The surname Huchel is sometimes derived from the village of Hochenale in Nottinghamshire.
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The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Huchel has been recorded under many different variations, including Hucknall, Hucknell, Hucknal, Hucknel, Huckle, Huckell and many more.
Early Notables of the Huchel family (pre 1700)
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For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Huchel or a variant listed above:
Huchel Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Henry Huchel, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1868 
^ Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)