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On the Scottish west coast, the Hughstoombe family was born among the ancient Dalriadan clans. Their name comes from the medieval Scottish given name Hugh. Hughstoombe is a patronymic surname, which belongs to the category of hereditary surnames. In general, patronyms were derived from either the first name of the father of the bearer, or from the names of famous religious and secular figures. By and large, surnames descending from one's father's name were the most common. The surname also came from the place called Houston, near Glasgow. In Old English, the name Houston, meant the settlement belonging to Hugh.

Early Origins of the Hughstoombe family


The surname Hughstoombe was first found in Renfrewshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Rinn Frił), a historic county of Scotland, today encompassing the Council Areas of Renfrew, East Renfrewshire, and Iverclyde, in the Strathclyde region of southwestern Scotland, where they were descended from a Scottish knight, Hugh de Paduinan, who in 1165 founded the town of Houston in that shire.

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Early History of the Hughstoombe family

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Early History of the Hughstoombe family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hughstoombe research.
Another 321 words (23 lines of text) covering the years 1296, 1415, 1415, 1525, 1527, 1662, 1696 and 1890 are included under the topic Early Hughstoombe History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hughstoombe Spelling Variations

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Hughstoombe Spelling Variations


In various documents Hughstoombe has been spelled Since medieval scribes still spelled according to sound, records from that era contain an enormous number of spelling variations. Houston, Houstown, Huston, Hueston, Hughston, Hughstone, Houstone, Houstowne, Houstoun, Huestoun, Huestown, Huestowne, Hughstoun, Hughstown, Hughstowne, MacHouston, MacHuston, MacCuiston, McCuiston and many more.

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Early Notables of the Hughstoombe family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Hughstoombe family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Hughstoombe family to Ireland

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Migration of the Hughstoombe family to Ireland


Some of the Hughstoombe family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Hughstoombe family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Hughstoombe family to the New World and Oceana


Significant portions of the populations of both the United States and Canada are still made up of the ancestors of Dalriadan families. Some of those in Canada originally settled the United States, but went north as United Empire Loyalists in the American War of Independence. The late 19th and early 20th centuries saw the ancestors of many Scots on both sides of the border begin to recover their collective national heritage through Clan societies and highland games. Some of the first North American settlers carried this name or one of its variants: Alexander Houston settled in Grenada in 1776; James MacHouston settled in Georgia in 1734; Joseph McCuiston settled in Maryland in 1724; Thomas MacHuston settled in Virginia in 1655.

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