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The Anglo-Saxon name Huntoon comes from when the family resided in one of the various settlements called Hunton in the counties of Hampshire, Kent, and the North Riding of Yorkshire.

Huntoon Early Origins



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

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Huntoon Spelling Variations


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Huntoon Spelling Variations



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. Huntoon has been recorded under many different variations, including Hunton, Huntoon and others.

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Huntoon Early History


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Huntoon Early History



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

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Huntoon Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Huntoon Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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The Great Migration



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 Huntoon or a variant listed above:

Huntoon Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • David Huntoon, who traveled to Belfast, Me. in 1820
  • W. C. Huntoon to San Francisco in 1850
  • J H Huntoon, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1855 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • J. D. Huntoon to San Francisco in 1862
  • F C Huntoon, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1875 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Huntoon (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Huntoon (post 1700)



  • Lieutenant General David Holmes Huntoon Jr. (b. 1951), retired American military officer, the 58th Superintendent of the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York
  • Carolyn Leach Huntoon (b. 1940), American diplomat and scientist, the first woman director of the Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas (1994-1996), assistant secretary for environmental management of the United States Department of Energy
  • Joseph Huntoon (b. 1962), American professional baseball player
  • Philip Huntoon (1664-1752), born Philip Hunton, New England farmer captured by the Indians, generally understood to be the ancestor of all persons in America bearing the name "Huntoon"
  • Louis Doremus Huntoon (1869-1937), American mining engineer
  • Robert Huntoon, American chemist
  • L. A. Huntoon, American politician, Member of Minnesota State House of Representatives 2nd District, 1865 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Isaac D. Huntoon, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Montana Territory, 1868 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • D. C. Huntoon, American politician, U.S. Consular Agent in Wallaceburg, 1884 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
  2. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  3. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
  4. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  5. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
  6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  7. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
  8. 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.
  9. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
  10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
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The Huntoon Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Huntoon 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.

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