Husson History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

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

Early Origins of the Husson family

The surname Husson 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.

Early History of the Husson family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Husson research. Another 142 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1416, 1584, 1764, 1790, 1791 and 1854 are included under the topic Early Husson History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Husson Spelling Variations

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

Early Notables of the Husson family (pre 1700)

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United States Husson migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Husson Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Balthasar Husson, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1739 [1]
Husson Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • James Husson, who landed in New York, NY in 1816 [1]
  • Joseph Husson, who arrived in New York in 1819 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Husson (post 1700) +

  • Pierre Antoine Husson, French Divisional General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 [2]
  • Brigadier-General Paul-Louis Husson (1878-1963), French Governor-General of French Equatorial Africa (1940) [3]
  • Brigadier-General Edmond-Edouard Husson (1883-1973), French Chief of Staff, Colonial Troops in France (1938) [4]
  • Charles Claude Husson (1837-1915), influential French bow maker
  • Thérèse-Adèle Husson (1803-1831), French novelist
  • Honoré Jean Aristide Husson (1803-1864), French academic sculptor
  • Marcel Husson (b. 1937), retired French football defender

  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. ^ Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, March 10) Pierre Husson. Retrieved from
  3. ^ Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2011, October 5) Paul-Louis Husson. Retrieved from
  4. ^ Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2011, October 5) Edmond-Edouard Husson. Retrieved from on Facebook
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