Hulin History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Hulin is an ancient Anglo-Saxon surname that came from the baptismal name Hugh. 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.

Early Origins of the Hulin family

The surname Hulin was first found in at the court of Edward the Confessor (1042-1066,) where Hugolin was Chamberlain to the King.

Early History of the Hulin family

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Hulin Spelling Variations

The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore,spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Hulin has been recorded under many different variations, including Hewlin, Hewlings, Hughling, Hughlings, Hullin, Hueline, Hugelin and many more.

Early Notables of the Hulin family (pre 1700)

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Hulin Ranking

In France, the name Hulin is the 2,391st most popular surname with an estimated 2,000 - 2,500 people with that name. [1]

Canada Hulin migration to Canada +

For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Hulin or a variant listed above:

Hulin Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century
  • Urbain Hulin, aged 45, who landed in Quebec in 1666
  • Mr. Urbain Hulin, French settler travelling to Canada for work arriving on 14th April 1666 [2]

Contemporary Notables of the name Hulin (post 1700) +

  • Georges Hulin de Loo (1862-1945), Belgian art historian specialising in Early Netherlandish art
  • Pierre-Augustin Hulin (1758-1841), French Divisional General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 who took part in the storming of the Bastille [3]

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  2. ^ Debien, Gabriel. Liste Des Engagés Pour Le Canada Au XVIIe Siècle. Vol. 6, Laval University, 1952. (Retreived 24th May 2018). Retrieved from
  3. ^ Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, March 10) Pierre-Augustin Hulin. Retrieved from on Facebook
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