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The rich and ancient history of the Huggelin family name dates back to the time of the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. It comes from the baptismal name Hugh. As the naming tradition grew in Europe baptismal names began to be introduced in many countries. Baptismal names were sometimes given in honor of Christian saints and other biblical figures. There are very few Christian countries in Europe that did not adopt surnames from these religious figures.

Huggelin Early Origins



The surname Huggelin was first found in at the court of Edward the Confessor (1042-1066,) where Hugolin was Chamberlain to the King.

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Huggelin Early History


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Huggelin Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Huggelin research. Another 247 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1087, 1100, 1169, 1273, 1273, 1379 and 1627 are included under the topic Early Huggelin History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Huggelin Spelling Variations


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Huggelin 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 Huggelin have been found, including Hewlin, Hewlings, Hughling, Hughlings, Hullin, Hueline, Hugelin and many more.

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Huggelin Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Huggelin Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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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 Huggelin, or a variant listed above to cross the Atlantic and come to North America were : Benjamin Hewling, who sailed to New Jersey in 1677; Abraham and William Hewlings, also to New Jersey in 1678; and Philip Heulan, who settled in Newfoundland in 1869..

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