name Huntbitch comes from when the family resided in a now-lost settlement called Huntbach.
from very early times.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Huntbitch research.Another 157 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1700, 1639, 1705 and 1700 are included under the topic Early Huntbitch History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations
are common among early Anglo-Saxon
names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Huntbitch has been recorded under many different variations, including Huntbach, Huntbachs, Huntbaches, Huntback and many more.
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 Huntbitch Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England
made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Huntbitch 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.