Hunsinger History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The surname Hunsinger 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 Hunsinger family

The surname Hunsinger was first found in Switzerland.

Important Dates for the Hunsinger family

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

Hunsinger 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 Hunsinger family (pre 1700)

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Hunsinger migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Hunsinger Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Jacob Hunsinger, aged 30, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1733 [1]
  • Michael Hunsinger, who settled in Charles Town [Charleston], South Carolina in 1766
Hunsinger Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Karl Hunsinger, aged 27, who landed in America, in 1892
  • Jacques Hunsinger, aged 18, who landed in America, in 1893
  • Karl Hunsinger, aged 28, who immigrated to the United States, in 1896
Hunsinger Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • August Hunsinger, aged 29, who settled in America from Rodenbach, Germany, in 1909
  • Jule Hunsinger, aged 19, who immigrated to America, in 1913
  • Lilly Hunsinger, aged 17, who landed in America from Hamburg, Germany, in 1920
  • Catharine Hunsinger, aged 26, who immigrated to the United States from Erlenbach, Germany, in 1922
  • Minna Hunsinger, aged 24, who settled in America from Vindenroute, Germany, in 1924

Hunsinger migration to Canada

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Hunsinger Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • Mr. Philip Hunsinger U.E. who settled in Carleton [Saint John City], New Brunswick c. 1784 [2]

Contemporary Notables of the name Hunsinger (post 1700)

  • Edward Hunsinger (b. 1900), former All-American defensive end at the University of Notre Dame
  • Charles Ray "Chuck" Hunsinger (1925-1998), American college and professional football player
  • R. Hunsinger, American Democrat politician, Candidate in primary for Michigan State House of Representatives 16th District, 1968 [3]
  • Josephine Drivinsky Hunsinger (b. 1914), American Democrat politician, Member of Michigan State House of Representatives, 1955-76; Defeated in primary, 1976, 1980, 1984 [3]
  • Christian Hunsinger, American Democrat politician, Postmaster at Wadena, Minnesota, 1914-20 [3]

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. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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