The name Huntbach is an old Anglo-Saxon
name. It comes from when a family lived in a now-lost settlement called Huntbach.
Early Origins of the Huntbach family
The surname Huntbach was first found in Staffordshire
, where they held a family seat
from very early times.
Early History of the Huntbach family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Huntbach research.Another 157 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1700, 1639, 1705 and 1700 are included under the topic Early Huntbach History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Huntbach Spelling Variations
Before the last few hundred
years, the English language had no fast system of spelling rules. For that reason, spelling variations
are commonly found in early Anglo-Saxon
surnames. Over the years, many variations of the name Huntbach were recorded, including Huntbach, Huntbachs, Huntbaches, Huntback and many more.
Early Notables of the Huntbach family (pre 1700)
Distinguished members of the family include John Huntbach (1639-1705), an English antiquary from Featherstone, Staffordshire
. In 1700, he bought the manor of Seawall from Richard Leveson. From another line, Burke's... Another 29 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Huntbach Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Huntbach family to the New World and Oceana
To escape oppression and starvation at that time, many English families left for the "open frontiers" of the New World with all its perceived opportunities. In droves people migrated to the many British colonies, those in North America in particular, paying high rates for passages in cramped, unsafe ships. Although many of the settlers did not make the long passage alive, those who did see the shores of North America perceived great opportunities before them. Many of the families that came from England
went on to make essential contributions to the emerging nations of Canada and the United States. Research into various historical records revealed some of first members of the Huntbach family emigrate to North America: bearers of the name who sailed to North America before the 20th century, where they contributed to New World society.
Contemporary Notables of the name Huntbach (post 1700)
- Angela Huntbach, award winning English artist
- Alfred JP Huntbach (b. 1866), English company director, listed in the "Who's Who in Staffordshire" for 1934
- Matthew Huntbach Ph.D., British Lecturer in Computer Science at Queen Mary, University of London