The ancestors of the name Huntbak date back to the Anglo-Saxon
tribes of Britain. The name is derived from when the Huntbak family lived in a now-lost settlement called Huntbach.
Early Origins of the Huntbak family
The surname Huntbak was first found in Staffordshire
, where they held a family seat
from very early times.
Early History of the Huntbak family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Huntbak research.Another 157 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1700, 1639, 1705 and 1700 are included under the topic Early Huntbak History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Huntbak Spelling Variations
It is only in the last few hundred
years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon
surnames like Huntbak are characterized by many spelling variations
. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages, even literate people changed the spelling of their names. The variations of the name Huntbak include: Huntbach, Huntbachs, Huntbaches, Huntback and many more.
Early Notables of the Huntbak 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 Huntbak Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Huntbak family to the New World and Oceana
Many English families tired of political and religious strife left Britain for the new colonies in North America. Although the trip itself offered no relief - conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and many travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute - these immigrants believed the opportunities that awaited them were worth the risks. Once in the colonies, many of the families did indeed prosper and, in turn, made significant contributions to the culture and economies of the growing colonies. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families has revealed a number of immigrants bearing the name Huntbak or a variant listed above: bearers of the name who sailed to North America before the 20th century, where they contributed to New World society.