Hugin History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Hugin family

The surname Hugin was first found in Fife, where like its English counterpart, the name is a diminutive of "Hugh" as in "son of Hugh." [1] This is turn, translates in Latin to "Hugo." [2] Hugens was in the Domesday Book as a surname while Hugh, Hugo and Hugolin were personal names. [3]

Taking a rather large step back in time over the centuries, we found Andrew Hugoun, latimus, recorded in 1519, and a few years later, Robert Huggou (perhaps a miscopying of Huggon) in Glasmount in 1540, and John Huggoun had sasine of lands of Neddyr Pitgrugny in 1545. [4]

Early History of the Hugin family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hugin research. 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 Hugin History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Hugin Spelling Variations

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

Early Notables of the Hugin family (pre 1700)

Another 39 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hugin Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


Australia Hugin migration to Australia +

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Hugin Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • John Hugin, English convict from Middlesex, who was transported aboard the "Arab" on July 3, 1822, settling in Van Diemen's Land, Australia [5]


  1. ^ Harrison, Henry, Surnames of the United Kingdom: A Concise Etymological Dictionary Baltimore: Geneological Publishing Company, 2013. Print
  2. ^ Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.
  3. ^ Barber, Henry, British Family Names London: Elliot Stock, 62 Paternoster Row, 1894. Print.
  4. ^ Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3)
  5. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Arab voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1822 with 155 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/arab/1822


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