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The French name Huon first arose during the Medieval period in Normandy. It is derived from when the family having lived in Normandy, where the family was originally found in Huest, a village in the department of Eure, in the district of Evreux, and in Luot, a village of the department of Manche, in the district of Avranches.

Huon Early Origins



The surname Huon was first found in Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy, where the family was anciently seated in Huest, a village in the department of Eure, in the district of Evreux, and in Luot, a village of the department of Manche, in the district of Avranches.

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Huon Spelling Variations


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Huon Spelling Variations



One can encounter great variation in the spelling of French surnames; in part, as spelling, and the spelling names was not yet standardized during the early development of the written French language. Later, there was much branching and movement of families, and spellings would change according to region. Variations of the name Huon include Huot, Huon, Huin, Huet, Huey, Hué, Hue and others.

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Huon Early History


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Huon Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Huon research. Another 345 words (25 lines of text) covering the years 1418, 1426, 1437, 1481, 1490, 1534, 1630, 1672, 1721, 1790, 1803, 1838, 1845, and 1869 are included under the topic Early Huon History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Huon Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Huon Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family in this period was Sir Huon de Saint-Hugeon, French knight who fought at the Combat of the Thirty, March 26th 1351; Macé Huet, a squire, who was recorded in 1490; his son, Jean, the lord of la Garenne, who married Geneviève de Faye; Pierre Daniel Huet (1630-1721)...

Another 78 words (6 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Huon Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



Approximately 110 years after the first landings by Cartier, there were only about 300 people in Quebe c. France gave land incentives for 2,000 migrants during the next decade. Early marriage was desperately encouraged amongst the immigrants. The fur trade attracted migrants, both noble and commoner. 15,000 explorers left Montreal in the late 17th and 18th centuries. By 1675, there were 7000 French in Quebec. Migration to New France (Quebec) continued from France until it fell in 1759. In the year 1675 the Acadian presence in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island had reached 500. In 1755, 10,000 French Acadians refused to take an oath of allegiance to England and were deported to Louisiana. The French founded Lower Canada, thus becoming one of the two great founding nations of Canada. The distinguished family name Huon has made significant contributions to the culture, arts, sciences and religion of France and New France. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Huon were Favian Huot, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1840; Isidor Huot, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1844; Farien Huot, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1868.

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    Other References

    1. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    2. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    4. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    5. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    6. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    7. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    8. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    10. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    11. ...

    The Huon Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Huon 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 26 March 2015 at 15:48.

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