Huckins History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Huckins family

The surname Huckins was first found in Fife, where like its English counterpart, the name is a diminutive of "Hugh" as in "son of Hugh." [1] This is turn, translates in Latin to "Hugo." [2] Hugens was in the Domesday Book as a surname while Hugh, Hugo and Hugolin were personal names. [3]

Taking a rather large step back in time over the centuries, we found Andrew Hugoun, latimus, recorded in 1519, and a few years later, Robert Huggou (perhaps a miscopying of Huggon) in Glasmount in 1540, and John Huggoun had sasine of lands of Neddyr Pitgrugny in 1545. [4]

Early History of the Huckins family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Huckins research. Another 91 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1540, 1600, 1650, 1521, 1586, 1555, 1559 and 1571 are included under the topic Early Huckins History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Huckins Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Huggins, Huggan, Hugan, Huckings, Huckins, Huggin and others.

Early Notables of the Huckins family (pre 1700)

Another 39 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Huckins Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


Canada Huckins migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Huckins Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
  • Miles Huckins, who arrived in Canada in 1835

Contemporary Notables of the name Huckins (post 1700) +

  • Frank Pembroke Huckins, American founder of Huckins Yacht Corporation is one of the oldest boat builders in the United States in 1854


  1. ^ Harrison, Henry, Surnames of the United Kingdom: A Concise Etymological Dictionary Baltimore: Geneological Publishing Company, 2013. Print
  2. ^ Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.
  3. ^ Barber, Henry, British Family Names London: Elliot Stock, 62 Paternoster Row, 1894. Print.
  4. ^ Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3)


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