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Hume Early Origins



The surname Hume was first found in Berwickshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Hume Spelling Variations


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Hume Spelling Variations



During the era when a person's name, tribe and posterity was one of his most important possessions, many different spellings were found in the archives examined. Hume occurred in many references, and spelling variations of the name found included Home, Hume, Humes and others.

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Hume Early History


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Hume Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hume research. Another 221 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1296, 1490, 1506, 1516, 1549, 1575, 1566, 1619, 1633, 1615, 1666, 1674, 1687, 1706, 1671, 1698, 1797 and are included under the topic Early Hume History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hume Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hume Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family name during their early history was Alexander Home, 1st Lord Home (d. 1490);Alexander Home, 2nd Lord Home (d. 1506); Alexander Home, 3rd Lord Home (d. 1516); George Home, 4th Lord Home (d. 1549); Alexander Home, 5th Lord Home (d. 1575); Alexander Home, 1st Earl of Home (c...

Another 67 words (5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hume Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hume In Ireland


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Hume In Ireland



Some of the Hume family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 165 words (12 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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



Gradually becoming disenchanted with life in Ireland many of these uprooted families sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlanti c. These overcrowded ships often arrived with only 60 to 70% of their original passenger list, many dying of illness and the elements, were buried at sea. In North America, early immigrants bearing the family name Hume, or a spelling variation of the surname include:

Hume Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Andrews Hume, aged 32, arrived in New York in 1634
  • James Hume, who settled in Virginia in 1648
  • James Hume settled in Virginia in 1648
  • Alistair John, Thomas and David Hume, who all arrived in Boston Massachusetts in 1651
  • Alestre Hume, who landed in Boston, Massachusetts in 1651
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Hume Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Thomas Hume, who landed in Maryland in 1716
  • George Hume, who arrived in Virginia in 1720
  • Sophia Hume, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1747-1748
  • John Hume, who settled in Georgia in 1775
  • John Hume settled in Georgia in 1775
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Hume Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Francis Hume, who landed in New York in 1801
  • Thomas Hume, who landed in America in 1805
  • William Hume, aged 40, arrived in Tennessee in 1812
  • Alexander Hume, who arrived in New York in 1824
  • Walter Hume, who arrived in America in 1848
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Hume Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Alexander Hume, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1749
  • Mr. Ely Hume U.E. who settled in Saint John, New Brunswick c. 1784 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • Mr. James Hume U.E. who settled in Saint John, New Brunswick c. 1784 member of the Loyal Artillery in Saint John in 1795 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • Mr. John Hume U.E. who settled in King's County, New Brunswick c. 1784 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Hume Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • G. Hume arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Waterwitch" in 1849

Hume Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Peter Hume landed in Wairarapa, New Zealand in 1840 aboard the ship Lady Lilford
  • Robert Hume landed in Wanganui, New Zealand in 1840
  • W Hume landed in Auckland, New Zealand in 1845
  • Robert Hume, aged 18, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Seringapatam" in 1856
  • James Hume arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Asterope" in 1865
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Hume (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Hume (post 1700)



  • Cyril Hume (1900-1966), American Primetime Emmy Award nominated screenwriter who wrote for 29 films between 1924 and 1966
  • Donald Bruce Hume (1915-2001), American gold medalist rower at the 1936 Summer Olympics
  • Thomas Hubert Hume (b. 1953), American former Major League Baseball pitcher from Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Brigadier-General Edgar Erskine Hume (1889-1952), American Chief Surgeon US Far East Command (1949-1951)
  • Brit Hume (b. 1943), American commentator and television journalist for Fox News
  • Marjorie Hume (1900-1976), English film actress who appeared in 36 films between 1917 and 1955
  • Fergusson Wright "Fergus" Hume (1859-1932), prolific English novelist
  • Benita Hume (1906-1967), English film actress who appeared in 44 films between 1925 and 1955, wife of actor Ronald Colman
  • Alan Hume B.S. C. (1924-2010), English cinematographer, know for his work on Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983), A Fish Called Wanda (1988) and others
  • Hamilton Hume (1797-1873), English explorer of the present-day Australian states of New South Wales and Victoria, part of an expedition of the first Europeans to discover the Darling River
  • ... (Another 16 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Hume Historic Events


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Hume Historic Events




HMS Repulse

  • Mr. Samuel Hume, British Ordinary Signalman, who sailed into battle on the HMS Repulse and survived the sinking

RMS Lusitania

  • Mr. James Hume, Irish Able-Bodied Seaman from Belfast, Ireland, who worked aboard the RMS Lusitania and survived the sinking by escaping in a collapsible
  • Mr. Archie Hume, English Trimmer from England, who worked aboard the RMS Lusitania and died in the sinking
  • Mrs. Mary Agnes Hume, American 2nd Class passenger from Harrison, New Jersey, USA, who sailed aboard the RMS Lusitania and died in the sinking

RMS Titanic

  • Mr. John Law Hume (d. 1912), aged 21, Scottish Violinist from Dumfries, Scotland who played aboard the RMS Titanic and died in the sinking and was recovered by CS Mackay-Bennett
  • Mr. John Law "Jock" Hume (d. 1912), aged 21, Scottish Second Class passenger from Dumfries, Scotland who sailed aboard the RMS Titanic and died in the sinking and was recovered by CS Mackay-Bennett

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Suggested Readings for the name Hume


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Suggested Readings for the name Hume



  • A Hume Chronicle: Andrew Hume of Fauquier County, Virginia, His Scottish Heritage and American Descendants by O. Clyde Donaldson.
  • The Ancestors of Robert Hume North, 1907-1974, A Descendant of Andrew Bloomfield, 1716-1796, and Anna Hude of Woodbridge, New Jersey by Robert Hume North.

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Other References

  1. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
  2. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  3. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  4. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  5. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
  6. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  7. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
  8. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
  9. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  10. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
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The Hume Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hume 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.

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