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Early Origins of the Huggins family


The surname Huggins was first found in Fife, 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.

Early History of the Huggins family


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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 Huggins History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Huggins Spelling Variations


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

Early Notables of the Huggins family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Huggins family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Huggins Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Nicholas Huggins, who settled in Virginia in 1635
  • Nico Huggins, aged 24, who arrived in Virginia in 1635 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Peter Huggins, who landed in Maryland in 1667 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • John Huggins, who landed in Hampton, NH in 1670 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Roger Huggins, who settled in New Jersey in 1678
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Huggins Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • George Huggins, who settled in North Carolina in 1701

Huggins Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Jeremiah Huggins, aged 36, a farmer, who arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1833 aboard the ship "Hibernia" from Kinsale, Ireland
  • Catherine Huggins, aged 32, who arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1833 aboard the ship "Hibernia" from Kinsale, Ireland
  • John Huggins, aged 6 months, who arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1833 aboard the ship "Hibernia" from Kinsale, Ireland

Huggins Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • James Huggins, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "South Australian" in 1837 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The SOUTH AUSTRALIAN 1837-1838. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1837SouthAustralian.htm
  • William Henry Huggins, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Baboo" in 1840 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) BABOO 1840. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1840Baboo.htm
  • Harriet Huggins, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Baboo" in 1840 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) BABOO 1840. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1840Baboo.htm
  • George Huggins, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Constance" in 1848 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) CONSTANCE - 1848. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1848Constance.htm
  • Robert Huggins, aged 25, a smith, who arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Victoria Regia"
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Huggins Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Patrick Huggins, aged 47, a farmer, who arrived in Lyttelton, New Zealand aboard the ship "Siberia" in 1870
  • Mary Huggins, aged 49, who arrived in Lyttelton, New Zealand aboard the ship "Siberia" in 1870
  • John Huggins, aged 9, who arrived in Lyttelton, New Zealand aboard the ship "Siberia" in 1870
  • Augustus Huggins, aged 27, a bricklayer, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Conflict" in 1874
  • Maria L. Huggins, aged 30, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Conflict" in 1874
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Contemporary Notables of the name Huggins (post 1700)


  • Eli Lundy Huggins (1842-1929), US Army officer who received the Medal of Honor for his actions during the Indian Wars
  • Kareem Huggins (b. 1986), American NFL football running back
  • Charles R. "Charlie" Huggins (b. 1947), American politician, Member of the Alaska Senate (2004-)
  • Edie Huggins (1935-2008), American television reporter, journalist and broadcaster, one of the first African-American women to report on television in Philadelphia
  • Nathan Irvin Huggins (1927-1989), American historian, author and educator, W. E. B. Du Bois Professor of History and of Afro-American Studies at Harvard University
  • John J. Huggins Jr. (1945-1969), African American Black Power activist and leader in the Los Angeles chapter of the Black Panther Party
  • Ericka Huggins (b. 1951), African-American activist, educator, and member of the Black Panther Party
  • Roy Huggins (1914-2002), who using the pen name John Thomas James, was an American novelist and an influential writer/creator and producer, known for his work on Maverick, The Fugitive, and The Rockford Files, awarded the Lifetime Achievement in Television
  • Bob Huggins (b. 1953), nicknamed "Huggy Bear," American head coach of the West Virginia Mountaineers men's basketball team
  • Miller James Huggins (1879-1929), American Major League Baseball player and manager who played from 1904 to 1916 and coached from 1913 to 1929, inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1964
  • ... (Another 33 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Historic Events for the Huggins family



Halifax Explosion

  • Miss Meryl  Huggins (1906-1917), Canadian resident from Rockingham, Nova Scotia, Canada who died in the explosion [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Halifax Explosion Book of Remembrance | Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. (Retrieved 2014, June 23) . Retrieved from https://maritimemuseum.novascotia.ca/what-see-do/halifax-explosion/halifax-explosion-book-remembrance

HMS Royal Oak

  • Henry Sidney Huggins (1911-1939), British Leading Stoker with the Royal Navy aboard the HMS Royal Oak when she was torpedoed by U-47 and sunk; he died in the sinking [6]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Ships hit by U-boats crew list HMS Royal Oak (08) - (Retrieved 2018 February, 9th) - retrieved from https://uboat.net/allies/merchants/crews/ship68.html

Suggested Readings for the name Huggins


  • The Descendants of James Huggins (1752-1819) of Granby, Connecticut by Seth P. Holcombe.
  • Huggins Families of Western Pennsylvania and Northern West Virginia by Charles E. Huggins.

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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)
  2. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The SOUTH AUSTRALIAN 1837-1838. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1837SouthAustralian.htm
  3. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) BABOO 1840. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1840Baboo.htm
  4. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) CONSTANCE - 1848. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1848Constance.htm
  5. ^ Halifax Explosion Book of Remembrance | Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. (Retrieved 2014, June 23) . Retrieved from https://maritimemuseum.novascotia.ca/what-see-do/halifax-explosion/halifax-explosion-book-remembrance
  6. ^ Ships hit by U-boats crew list HMS Royal Oak (08) - (Retrieved 2018 February, 9th) - retrieved from https://uboat.net/allies/merchants/crews/ship68.html


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