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Hungate Early Origins



The surname Hungate 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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Hungate Spelling Variations


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Hungate Spelling Variations



Sound was what guided spelling in the essentially pre-literate Middle Ages, so one person's name was often recorded under several variations during a single lifetime. Also, before the advent of the printing press and the first dictionaries, the English language was not standardized. Therefore, spelling variations were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the Hungate family name include Hungate, Hungatt, Hongate, Hongatt, Hungett, Hungete, Hongett, Hangett, Hangate and many more.

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Hungate Early History


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Hungate Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hungate 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 Hungate History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hungate Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hungate 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 Hungate 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



For political, religious, and economic reasons, thousands of English families boarded ships for Ireland, Canada, the America colonies, and many of smaller tropical colonies in the hope of finding better lives abroad. Although the passage on the cramped, dank ships caused many to arrive in the New World diseased and starving, those families that survived the trip often went on to make valuable contributions to those new societies to which they arrived. Early immigrants bearing the Hungate surname or a spelling variation of the name include:

Hungate Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Nich Hungate, who landed in Virginia in 1705

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Contemporary Notables of the name Hungate (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Hungate (post 1700)



  • William Leonard Hungate (1922-2007), American Democrat politician, U.S. Representative from Missouri 9th District, 1964-77; U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Missouri, 1979-92
  • John H. Hungate, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1884
  • William Leonard Hungate (b. 1922), American Senate Representative from Missouri (1964-1977)
  • David Hungate, American bass player noted as a member of Los Angeles area rock band Toto from 1977-1982
  • Jay W Hungate, American sculptor
  • Bruce A Hungate Ph.D., American Associate Professor of Ecosystem Ecology at Northern Arizona University

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    2. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    3. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    4. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    5. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    6. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    9. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    10. 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.
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    The Hungate Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hungate 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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