Hude History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The Hude name was coined by the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. Hude was originally a name given to someone who worked as a maker of hoods. The surname Hude is derived from the Old English words hod, hud, hood, and hodde, which all come from the Old English word hod, which means hood. Occasionally, Hude may be a local surname derived from the settlement of Hood in Rattery in Devon.

Early Origins of the Hude family

The surname Hude was first found in Devon where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

Important Dates for the Hude family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hude research. Another 149 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1668, 1724, 1816, 1689, 1752 and are included under the topic Early Hude History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Hude Spelling Variations

It is only in the last few hundred years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon surnames like Hude are characterized by many spelling variations. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages, even literate people changed the spelling of their names. The variations of the name Hude include: Hood, Hoods, Hude, Hud, Hudd, Hode, Hoode and others.

Early Notables of the Hude family (pre 1700)

Notables of this surname at this time include: Sir William Hood of Surrey; Paul Hood D.D. (died 1668), an English academic administrator at the University of Oxford; and Samuel...
Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hude Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Hude family to Ireland

Some of the Hude family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 70 words (5 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Hude migration to the United States

Many English families tired of political and religious strife left Britain for the new colonies in North America. Although the trip itself offered no relief - conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and many travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute - these immigrants believed the opportunities that awaited them were worth the risks. Once in the colonies, many of the families did indeed prosper and, in turn, made significant contributions to the culture and economies of the growing colonies. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families has revealed a number of immigrants bearing the name Hude or a variant listed above:

Hude Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Adam Hude, aged 49, who landed in New York in 1710-1711 [1]
Hude Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Leon Hude, who arrived in Mississippi in 1861 [1]
  • Mike Hude, who landed in Arkansas in 1882 [1]

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)
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