nickname for someone with an untidy head of shaggy hair. Interestingly, this word for someone whose hair sticks up came to be used for the Huron North American Aboriginal people who lived around Lake Ontario. It has been suggested that Huret was also sometimes an occupational name for a sapper, that is, one who laid land mines.
Early Origins of the Huret family
Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy, where the name is mentioned twice in a French Armorial of 1696.
Early History of the Huret family
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Huret Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Huron, Hurel, Hure, Huré, Huret, Hurard and many more.
Early Notables of the Huret family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Huret family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Pierre Hure, who settled in New France sometime between 1620 and 1765; Catherine Hurelle, who arrived in Montreal in 1654; Jean Huron, who settled in Quebec in 1674.
Contemporary Notables of the name Huret (post 1700)
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