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The name Hunten is of Anglo-Saxon origin and came from when the family lived in one of the various settlements called Hunton in the counties of Hampshire, Kent, and the North Riding of Yorkshire.

Hunten Early Origins



The surname Hunten was first found in Yorkshire, where they held a family seat before the Norman Conquest.

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Hunten Spelling Variations


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Hunten 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 Hunten 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. Scribes and monks in the Middle Ages spelled names they sounded, so it is common to find several variations that refer to a single person. The variations of the name Hunten include: Hunton, Huntoon and others.

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Hunten Early History


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Hunten Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hunten research. Another 149 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1379, 1610, 1600 and 1682 are included under the topic Early Hunten History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hunten Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hunten Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hunten Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



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 Hunten or a variant listed above: Mary Hunton, who sailed to Maryland in 1736; David Huntoon, who traveled to Belfast, Me. in 1820; W.C. Huntoon to San Francisco in 1850; J.D. Huntoon to San Francisco in 1862.

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Hunten Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    3. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    4. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    5. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    6. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    7. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    8. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    9. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    10. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
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    The Hunten Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hunten Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 13 May 2013 at 15:47.

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