Anglo-Saxon origin and came from the personal name Hull. However, the surname Hulle is often derived from residence in the settlement of Hull in the county of Cheshire. In this case, the name belongs to the large category of Anglo-Saxon habitation names, which are derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads.
Early Origins of the Hulle family
Yorkshire at Kingston upon Hull, more commonly known as Hull, a city in the East Riding of Yorkshire. The place is derived from the River Hull and dates back to at least 1228 CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4) and is home to the largest parish church in England dating back to 1285. In 1642, it was the scene of the first skirmish of the English Civil War when on orders of Parliament, the Governor of Hull, Sir John Hotham (d. 1645) shut the gates of the town to King Charles I. CITATION[CLOSE]
Winn, Christopher, I Never Knew that about Yorkshire. Croydon: The Random House Group Limited, 2010. Print. (ISBN 978-0-09-193313-5)
Some of the first records of the name were found in the Hundredorum Rolls of 1273: Elyas de la Hulle in Wiltshire; and Gunnilda de la Hull and Roger a Hull who were both listed in Oxfordshire at that time. Kirby's Quest listed Leticia atte Hulle in Somerset, temp. 1 Edward III. Later the Yorkshire Poll Tax Rolls of 1379 lited Elena de Hull and Robertas Hall. CITATION[CLOSE]
Early History of the Hulle family
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Hulle Spelling Variations
Spelling variations in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Hulle have been found, including Hull, Hulle, Hulls and others.
Early Notables of the Hulle family (pre 1700)
Devon who led a company of 106 sailing from England to what is now known...
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Migration of the Hulle family to Ireland
Some of the Hulle family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Hulle family to the New World and Oceana
Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Among the first immigrants of the name Hulle, or a variant listed above to cross the Atlantic and come to North America were :
Hulle Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
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