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The surname Huss is derived from the Germanic tribe of the Hessians.

Huss Early Origins



The surname Huss was first found in Austria, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. In their later history the name became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

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Huss Spelling Variations


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Huss Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Hess, Hesse, Esse, Hessel, Hesselin, Hesso, Hesler and many more.

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Huss Early History


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Huss Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Huss research. Another 283 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1416, 1584, 1764, 1790, 1791 and 1854 are included under the topic Early Huss History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Huss Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Huss Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Huss Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Huss Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Hanss Reinhard Huss, who arrived in New York in 1709
  • Valentin Huss, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1744
  • Johannes Huss, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1749
  • Joh Friederich Huss, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1752
  • Joh Theis Huss, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1753
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Huss Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Swen Leopold Huss, aged 23, landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1846
  • Thomas Huss, aged 19, arrived in New York in 1854
  • Bernard Huss, who landed in St Clair County, Illinois in 1854
  • Antone Huss, who arrived in Minnesota in 1882

Huss Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • William H Huss, who arrived in Mississippi in 1901
  • Joseph Huss, who arrived in St Clair County, Illinois in 1902

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Contemporary Notables of the name Huss (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Huss (post 1700)



  • J. J. Van Huss, American politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 16th District, 1918
  • Pierre John Huss (1903-1966), American journalist, author and war correspondent during World War II; he interviewed Adolf Hitler multiple times during the 1930s and 1940s, winner of the National Headliner Award (1942)
  • Adam Thomas Huss (b. 1977), American television and film actor, producer, casting director, singer and writer
  • Clifford Judson Huss (1942-2008), American painter and sculptor of fantastic art who relocated to Paris in the mid 1970s
  • Henry Holden Huss (1862-1953), American composer, pianist and music teacher
  • Toby Edward Huss (b. 1966), American actor
  • Daniel Huss (b. 1979), Luxembourg footballer
  • Stephen Huss (b. 1975), Australian former professional tennis player Bendigo, Victoria

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    2. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    3. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    4. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    5. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    7. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    9. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    10. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    11. ...

    The Huss Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Huss 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 21 December 2015 at 17:37.

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