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The distinguished German surname Huhn is of two distinct origins. Firstly, the name is derived from the German personal name "Huno," a nickname for the name "Hunold." In this case, the surname would have been originally borne by the son of someone called Huno. Alternatively, the name is derived from the Middle High German word "huon," meaning "chicken." In this instance, the name would have been originally borne either by a chicken farmer as an occupational name or by a very talkative person as a nickname.

Huhn Early Origins



The surname Huhn was first found in the region of Holstein, where the name first emerged. The young Huhn family was instrumental during this early period, playing a crucial role in the development of the medieval society of Schleswig-Holstein.

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Huhn Spelling Variations


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Huhn Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Huhn, Hühnle, Huno, Huneken, Huhnchen, Hunne and many more.

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Huhn Early History


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Huhn Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Huhn research. Another 218 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1175, 1185, 1212, 1275, 1278, 1353, 1367, and 1821 are included under the topic Early Huhn History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Huhn Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Huhn Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 21 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Huhn Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Huhn Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johan Daniel Huhn, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1749
  • Johan Gerlach Huhn, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1749
  • Peter Huhn, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1749
  • Johan Anthonius Huhn, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1753
  • Hermann Huhn, who arrived in New York, NY in 1782

Huhn Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Andreas Huhn, aged 27, landed in Missouri in 1840
  • John Henry Huhn, aged 49, landed in Missouri in 1845
  • John George Huhn, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1848
  • Christoph Huhn, who arrived in St Clair County, Illinois in 1876
  • Emil Huhn, aged 30, landed in Baltimore, Maryland in 1893

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Contemporary Notables of the name Huhn (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Huhn (post 1700)



  • Emil Hugo "Hap" Huhn (1892-1925), American Major League Baseball first baseman and catcher who played from 1915 to 1917
  • Charlie Huhn (b. 1951), American rock singer and guitarist, known for his work with Ted Nugent and Humble Pie
  • Klaus Huhn (1928-2017), German sports journalist, writer and sports administrator
  • Wolfram Huhn (b. 1973), German silver medalist rower at the 1996 Summer Olympics
  • Bruno Siegfried Huhn (1871-1950), British composer, pianist, organist and musical director
  • András P Huhn (1947-1985), Hungarian mathematician who developed Huhn's theorem

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    2. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    3. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    4. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    5. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    6. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    7. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    8. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    9. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    10. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
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    The Huhn Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Huhn Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 23 January 2017 at 10:37.

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