Hugel History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The name Hugel is of Anglo-Saxon origin and came from the Old English name Ucca, which is a pet form of the Old English personal name Uhtræd. The surname Hugel features the common diminutive suffix -el. The surname Hugel is sometimes derived from the village of Hochenale in Nottinghamshire.

Early Origins of the Hugel family

The surname Hugel was first found in Cheshire where Reginald, Jocelin Huckel was listed in the Pipe Rolls of 1209, and later in the Assize Rolls for Somerset in 1225. [1]

Early History of the Hugel family

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Hugel Spelling Variations

Before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago, spelling variations of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, French and other languages became incorporated into English through the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname Hugel include Hucknall, Hucknell, Hucknal, Hucknel, Huckle, Huckell and many more.

Early Notables of the Hugel family (pre 1700)

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United States Hugel migration to the United States +

A great wave of immigration to the New World was the result of the enormous political and religious disarray that struck England at that time. Families left for the New World in extremely large numbers. The long journey was the end of many immigrants and many more arrived sick and starving. Still, those who made it were rewarded with an opportunity far greater than they had known at home in England. These emigrant families went on to make significant contributions to these emerging colonies in which they settled. Some of the first North American settlers carried this name or one of its variants:

Hugel Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Ludwick Hugel, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1732 [2]
  • Ludwig Hugel, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1732 [2]
  • Christian Hugel, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1752 [2]
  • Joh Hen Hugel, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1791 [2]
Hugel Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Philipp Jakob Hugel, who arrived in New York in 1841 [2]
  • Philipp Karl Hugel, who landed in New York in 1841 [2]
  • Franz Karl Hugel, who arrived in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 1846 [2]
  • Franz Hugel, who landed in North America in 1859 [2]
  • Karl Hugel, who landed in North America in 1863 [2]

Contemporary Notables of the name Hugel (post 1700) +

  • Etienne Hugel (1959-2016), French winemaker, co-owner of Hugel & Fils, a winery in Riquewihr, Alsace, France, one of the major producers of Alsace wine

  1. ^ Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
  2. ^ 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) on Facebook
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