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Hun Early Origins



The surname Hun was first found in Yorkshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 13th century when they held estates in that shire.

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Hun Spelling Variations


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Hun Spelling Variations



Before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago, spelling variations of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, French and other languages became incorporated into English through the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname Hun include Hungate, Hungatt, Hongate, Hongatt, Hungett, Hungete, Hongett, Hangett, Hangate and many more.

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Hun Early History


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Hun Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hun research. Another 297 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1510, 1600, 1476, 1455, 1487, 1617, 1619, 1655, 1643, 1682, 1661, 1690, 1683, 1710, 1685, 1740, 1686 and 1749 are included under the topic Early Hun History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hun Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hun Early Notables (pre 1700)



Distinguished members of the family include Sir Philip Hungate, 1st Baronet of Saxton, Yorkshire (died 1655); Sir Francis Hungate, 2nd Baronet (1643- c. 1682); Sir Philip Hungate, 3rd Baronet (1661-1690)...

Another 29 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hun Notables 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



A great wave of immigration to the New World was the result of the enormous political and religious disarray that struck England at that time. Families left for the New World in extremely large numbers. The long journey was the end of many immigrants and many more arrived sick and starving. Still, those who made it were rewarded with an opportunity far greater than they had known at home in England. These emigrant families went on to make significant contributions to these emerging colonies in which they settled. Some of the first North American settlers carried this name or one of its variants:

Hun Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Harmen T Hun, who landed in Albany, NY in 1661

Hun Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Matys Hun, who landed in New York in 1709
  • Johannes Hun, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1730
  • Valentine Hun, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1765

Hun Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Rachael Hun, who arrived in New York, NY in 1811

Hun Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • William Hun, who arrived in Canada in 1831

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Contemporary Notables of the name Hun (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Hun (post 1700)



  • Thomas Hun, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Albany County, 1793-95

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    2. 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.
    3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    4. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    5. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    6. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    7. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    8. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    10. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
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    The Hun Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hun 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.

    This page was last modified on 7 January 2016 at 13:21.

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