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Multiple Origins for the Surname Hume


Scottish


The Hume family roots are found in the Boernician Clan of ancient Scotland. They lived in Berwickshire. They held the barony of Home from very early times and possibly predate the Norman Conquest in 1066. The Home family is part of a noble lineage descending from the Earls of Dunbar, and the family of the Earl of Northumberland, the great Gospatrick, a descendent of the Kings of Bernicia. They first appear in the records in 1268, when William of Home appeared on a charter. They next appear (as so many of the prominent Scottish families do) in 1296, when Geffrai de Home of Lanarkshire swore an oath of allegiance (in the Ragman Rolls) to King Edward I of England after that king's brief conquest of Scotland.

Hume Early Origins



The surname Hume was first found in Berwickshire an ancient county of Scotland, presently part of the Scottish Borders Council Area, located in the eastern part of the Borders Region of Scotland. They held the barony of Home from very early times, and possibly predate the Norman Conquest in 1066. There were many branches of the Hume family including the Homes of Cowdenknowes, the Homes of Wedderburn, the Homes of Manderston, the Homes of Renton, the Homes of Kames, and the Homes of Blackadder.

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Hume Spelling Variations


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Hume Spelling Variations



In the Middles Ages scribes spelled names by their sound. Often a name was written under a different spelling variation each time it was recorded. Hume has appeared as Humes, Hum, Humme, Humm, Homes 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 263 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1468, 1506, 1560, 1609, 1569, 1645, 1604, 1648, 1671, 1698, 1641, 1724, 1696, 1702, 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, 2nd Lord Home (c.1468-1506), a Scottish nobleman and soldier, Lord Chamberlain of Scotland and Warden of the Eastern March; Alexander Hume (c.1560-c.1609), Scottish poet; Tobias Hume (c.1569-1645), a Scottish composer, viol player and soldier; George Home, created Baron Hume...

Another 62 words (4 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



The ancestors of Boernician-Scottish settlers dot North America even today. They settled all along the east coast when they came over, but some went north as United Empire Loyalists at the time of the War of Independence. However, these strong lines endured as Scottish families in the United States and Canada have rediscovered much of the heritage that was taken from them centuries ago. Some of the first immigrants to cross the Atlantic and come to North America carried the name Hume, or a variant listed above:

Hume Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Andrews Hume, aged 32, who arrived in New York in 1634 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • James Hume, who settled in Virginia in 1648
  • James Hume, who settled in Virginia in 1648
  • Alistair John, Thomas and David Hume, who all, who arrived in Boston Massachusetts in 1651
  • Alestre Hume, who landed in Boston, Massachusetts in 1651 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • ... (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 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • George Hume, who arrived in Virginia in 1720 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Sophia Hume, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1747-1748 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • John Hume, who settled in Georgia in 1775
  • John Hume, who 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 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Thomas Hume, who landed in America in 1805 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • William Hume, aged 40, who arrived in Tennessee in 1812 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Alexander Hume, who arrived in New York in 1824 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Walter Hume, who arrived in America in 1848 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • ... (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 [2]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 [2]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 [2]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, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Waterwitch" in 1849 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) WATERWICH 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Waterwitch.gif

Hume Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Peter Hume, who landed in Wairarapa, New Zealand in 1840 aboard the ship Lady Lilford
  • Robert Hume, who landed in Wanganui, New Zealand in 1840
  • W Hume, who landed in Auckland, New Zealand in 1845
  • Robert Hume, aged 18, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Seringapatam" in 1856
  • James Hume, who 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
  • Kirsty Hume (b. 1976), Scottish model who has modeled for Dior, Givenchy, Chanel, Lanvin, Yves Saint Laurent and many more
  • Bobby Hume (1941-1997), Scottish professional footballer from Glasgow
  • Baron David Hume (1757-1838), Scottish advocate
  • William Sanderson "Billy" Hume (1935-1990), Scottish professional footballer
  • David Hume (1711-1776), Scottish philosopher, historian, economist, and essayist
  • ... (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

RMS Lusitania

RMS Titanic


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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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Hume Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ 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
  3. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) WATERWICH 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Waterwitch.gif

Other References

  1. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Socts Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Modern Application of the Art of Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
  2. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry Including American Families with British Ancestry 2 Volumes. London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
  3. Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Glasgow: Harper Collins, 1995. Print.
  4. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  5. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  6. Scots Kith and Kin And Illustrated Map Revised 2nd Edition. Edinburgh: Clan House/Albyn. Print.
  7. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
  8. Paul, Sir James Balfour. An Ordinary of Arms Contained in the Public Register of All Arms and Bearings in Scotland Second Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1903. Print.
  9. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Scotch Irish Pioneers In Ulster and America. Montana: Kessinger Publishing. Print.
  11. ...

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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