Early Origins of the Hufana family
The surname Hufana was first found in Cagliari (Latin: Carales) on the Gulf of Cagliari, the capital of Sardinia. In 485, Sardinia was taken by Vandals but by 522, it was retaken by Justinian. Saracens took control in the 8th century finally to be driven out by Pisans and Genoese. The Kings of Aragon
next acquired the island and it remained in the hands of Spain
until 1720. It suffered heavy damage in WWII. In those ancient times only persons of rank, the podesta, clergy, city officials, army officers, artists, landowners were entered into the records. To be recorded at this time, at the beginning of recorded history, was of itself a great distinction and indicative of noble ancestry.
Early History of the Hufana family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hufana research.Another 136 words (10 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hufana History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Hufana Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Hufana, Humana, Hufanna, Humanna, Huvana, Huvanna, Huvfana, Hummana, Hoofana, Hoomana, Hoofanna, Hoomanna, Hoovana and many more.
Early Notables of the Hufana family (pre 1700)
After the War of the Spanish succession, Sardinia was given in 1718 to the Duke of Savoy, and the Kingdom of Sardinia was established including Piedmont
on the mainland to the north. The kingdom became one of the founding nations of modern... Another 42 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hufana Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Hufana family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Manuel Humana, who arrived in New York, NY in 1824.
Contemporary Notables of the name Hufana (post 1700)
- Lourdes J Hufana, director of the civil registration department of the Philippines’ National Statistics Office
- Alejandrino Gurtiza Hufana (1926-2003), award winning poet, playwright, painter, and literary critic