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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



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, arrived in Missouri in 1847
  • Johs Hucker, aged 40, landed in New York in 1854
  • 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)



  • George J Hucker (1893-1988), American microbiologist
  • Peter Hucker (b. 1959), English professional footballer
  • Stephen Hucker, Canadian forensic psychiatrist
  • Ernest G Hucker, British government official

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    2. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    3. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    5. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    6. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    7. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    9. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    10. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    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.

    This page was last modified on 26 April 2016 at 02:09.

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