On the western coast of Scotland
and on the Hebrides
islands the Huison family was born among the ancient Dalriadan clans. Their name comes from the "son of little Hugh."
Early Origins of the Huison family
The surname Huison was first found in Argyllshire
(Gaelic erra Ghaidheal), the region of western Scotland
corresponding roughly with the ancient Kingdom of Dál Riata, in the Strathclyde region of Scotland
, now part of the Council Area of Argyll and Bute
, on the Isle of Bute, from ancient times where they were descended from the MacDonalds of Sleat.
Early History of the Huison family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Huison research.Another 131 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1739, 1774 and 1662 are included under the topic Early Huison History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Huison Spelling Variations
In various documents Huison has been spelled Since medieval scribes still spelled according to sound, records from that era contain an enormous number of spelling variations
. Hewison, Heweson, Howeson, Howeston, Howstoun, Huison and many more.
Early Notables of the Huison family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the Clan
from early times was Reverend King Hewison; William Hewson (1739-1774) was an 18th Century surgeon, anatomist and physiologist who has sometimes been referred to as... Another 29 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Huison Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Huison family to Ireland
Some of the Huison family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.Another 45 words (3 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Huison family to the New World and Oceana
Dalriadan families proliferated in North America. Their descendants still populate many communities in the eastern parts of both the United States and Canada. Some settled in Canada as United Empire Loyalists, in the wake of the American War of Independence
. Families on both sides of the border have recovered much of their heritage in the 20th century through Clan
societies and highland games. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Huison or a variant listed above: William Hewison who settled in Georgia in 1775.