Hunsaker History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The surname Hunsaker is thought to be a local name; that is, a surname taken on from an existing place name. There is a Hundseck in Germany near the Schwartwald (Black Forest), or the name may have come from a place name in Switzerland.

Early Origins of the Hunsaker family

The surname Hunsaker was first found in Switzerland.

Early History of the Hunsaker family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hunsaker research. Another 92 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1497, 1722, and 1800 are included under the topic Early Hunsaker History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Hunsaker Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Hunsinger, Hunzinger, Huntzinger, Huntschingen, Hunsingen, Hunzingen, Huntzingen, Huntschinger, Hinsingen, Hinsinger, Hinschinger, Hinschingen, Hintschingen, Hintschinger, Hunziker, Hunziken, Huntziker, Huntziken, Hunzinker, Hunsiken, Hunzicker, Hunzicken, Huntzicker, Huntzicken, Hunsicker, Hunsicken, Hunsiner, Hunsener, Hunsicer, Hunsecer, Hunseker, Hunsiker and many more.

Early Notables of the Hunsaker family (pre 1700)

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United States Hunsaker migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Hunsaker Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Samuel Hunsaker, who arrived in Somerset County, Pennsylvania in 1833 [1]
Hunsaker Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Katie Hunsaker, aged 22, originally from County Kerry, Ireland, who arrived in New York, N.Y. in 1905 aboard the ship "Teutonic" from Queenstown, Ireland [2]
  • Anna Hunsaker, aged 41, who arrived in New York in 1920 aboard the ship "Stavangerfjord" from Kristiania, Norway [3]
  • W. F. Hunsaker, aged 36, who arrived in N. Y. in 1922 aboard the ship "Coaxet" from Tacoma, Washington via Boston [4]
  • George Hunsaker, aged 33, who arrived in New York in 1923 aboard the ship "Berengaria" from Southampton, England [5]

Contemporary Notables of the name Hunsaker (post 1700) +

  • Jerome C Hunsaker (1886-1984), American airman, aircraft designer and instructor at M.I.T. (1914-16)
  • William J. Hunsaker, American politician, Mayor of San Diego, California, 1888-89 [6]
  • W. J. Hunsaker, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1908 [6]
  • T. Earl Hunsaker, American politician, Mayor of Logan, Utah, 1958-62 [6]
  • Roger Hunsaker, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1972 [6]
  • Oscar F. Hunsaker, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1868 [6]
  • Jacob Hunsaker (1845-1920), American politician, Mayor of Everett, Washington, 1895-96, 1903-04 [6]
  • Golden G. Hunsaker, American politician, Mayor of Globe, Arizona, 1959-60 [6]
  • Edwin S. II Hunsaker, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Utah, 1972 [6]
  • William Jefferson Hunsaker (1855-1933), American politician, 4th mayor of San Diego
  • ... (Another 3 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)


  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. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JFWP-C3V : 6 December 2014), Katie Hunsaker, 23 Sep 1905; citing departure port Queenstown, arrival port New York, N.Y., ship name Teutonic, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6HQ-H2V : 6 December 2014), Anna Hunsaker, 07 Sep 1920; citing departure port Kristiania, Norway, arrival port New York, ship name Stavangerfjord, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  4. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JN2C-GML : 6 December 2014), W. F. Hunsaker, 01 Oct 1922; citing departure port Tacoma, Wash. via Boston, arrival port N. Y., ship name Coaxet, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  5. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JNJ5-YZ2 : 6 December 2014), George Hunsaker, 22 Jun 1923; citing departure port Southampton, arrival port New York, ship name Berengaria, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  6. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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