name Huntbick comes from the family having resided in a now-lost settlement called Huntbach.
Early Origins of the Huntbick family
The surname Huntbick was first found in Staffordshire
, where they held a family seat
from very early times.
Early History of the Huntbick family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Huntbick research.Another 157 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1700, 1639, 1705 and 1700 are included under the topic Early Huntbick History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Huntbick Spelling Variations
Huntbick has been spelled many different ways. Before English spelling became standardized over the last few hundred
years, spelling variations
in names were a common occurrence. As the English language changed in the Middle Ages, absorbing pieces of Latin and French, as well as other languages, the spelling of people's names also changed considerably, even over a single lifetime. Spelling variants included: Huntbach, Huntbachs, Huntbaches, Huntback and many more.
Early Notables of the Huntbick 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 Huntbick Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Huntbick family to the New World and Oceana
In an attempt to escape the chaos experienced in England
, many English families boarded overcrowded and diseased ships sailing for the shores of North America and other British colonies. Those families hardy enough, and lucky enough, to make the passage intact were rewarded with land and a social environment less prone to religious and political persecution. Many of these families became important contributors to the young colonies in which they settled. Early immigration and passenger lists have documented some of the first Huntbicks to arrive on North American shores: bearers of the name who sailed to North America before the 20th century, where they contributed to New World society.