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.
The surname Hughlings was first found in at the court of Edward the Confessor (1042-1066,) where Hugolin was Chamberlain to the King.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hughlings 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 Hughlings History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
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 Hughlings include Hewlin, Hewlings, Hughling, Hughlings, Hullin, Hueline, Hugelin and many more.