The origins of the Huntbyke name lie with England's ancient Anglo-Saxon
culture. It comes from when the family lived in a now-lost settlement called Huntbach.
Early Origins of the Huntbyke family
The surname Huntbyke was first found in Staffordshire
, where they held a family seat
from very early times.
Early History of the Huntbyke family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Huntbyke research.Another 157 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1700, 1639, 1705 and 1700 are included under the topic Early Huntbyke History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Huntbyke 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 Huntbyke were recorded, including Huntbach, Huntbachs, Huntbaches, Huntback and many more.
Early Notables of the Huntbyke 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 Huntbyke Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Huntbyke 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 Huntbyke 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.