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The name Hucker comes from one of the family having worked as a petty dealer. The surname Hucker is derived from the Old English word hucke, which means to bargain.

Hucker Early Origins



The surname Hucker was first found in Somerset, where they held a family seat from very early times.

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Hucker Spelling Variations


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Hucker Spelling Variations



Spelling variations in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Hucker have been found, including: Hucker, Huckster, Huxter and others.

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Hucker Early History


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Hucker Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hucker research. Another 215 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1307 and 1333 are included under the topic Early Hucker History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hucker Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hucker Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Hucker Notables 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



Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Among the first immigrants of the name Hucker, or a variant listed above to cross the Atlantic and come to North America were :

Hucker Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • John Hucker, who sailed to Barbados in 1658
  • Walter Hucker to Barbados in 1685

Hucker Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • William Hucker to Missouri in 1847
  • William Hucker, aged 32, who arrived in Missouri in 1847 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Johs Hucker, aged 40, who landed in New York in 1854 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • John Hucker to New York in 1854
  • Charles Hucker to Philadelphia in 1868

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Contemporary Notables of the name Hucker (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Hucker (post 1700)



  • Tom Hucker (b. 1967), American politician, Member of the Maryland House of Delegates (2007-2014)
  • Charles O. Hucker (1919-1994), American professor of Chinese language and history at the University of Michigan
  • George J Hucker (1893-1988), American microbiologist, founding member of the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT)
  • Peter Hucker (b. 1959), English former professional footballer who played as a goalkeeper from 1980 to 1991
  • Robbie Hucker (b. 1990), Australian professional racing cyclist
  • Reinhold Hucker (b. 1949), German wrestler at the 1972 Summer Olympics
  • Ernest Walter "Ernie" Hucker (1887-1970), Australian rugby league player from the 1910s
  • Stephen Hucker, Canadian forensic psychiatrist
  • Ernest G Hucker, British government official

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ 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)

Other References

  1. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  2. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
  3. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  4. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  5. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  6. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  7. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
  8. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  9. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  10. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  11. ...

The Hucker Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hucker 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.

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