Hutchenson History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The name Hutchenson was first used by Viking settlers in ancient Scotland. It was derived from Huchon, a diminutive form of Hugh. Patronymic surnames arose out of the vernacular and religious given name traditions. This name is the equivalent of Hugh in the vernacular of Scotland. The suffix son indicates "son of."

Early Origins of the Hutchenson family

The surname Hutchenson was first found in Northumberland. The family originated at Castle Cronenberg in Norway about 900 A.D. Hutchin, a Viking noble accompanied Harold Harfager who settled on the north east coast at Bishop Middleham in Northumberland. Later some of the family were found in Yorkshire as the Yorkshire Poll Tax Rolls of 1379 list: Mathew Huchonson; Isota Huchonson; Willelmus Hugehonson; and Mathew Huchonson. [1] "In the 17th century the Hutchinsons held property around the city of Durham; at that time they were the most numerous and respectable of the yeomanry of the village of Bishop Middleham, but in the 18th century many of them migrated to Stockton and Whitton in the same county." [2]

Important Dates for the Hutchenson family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hutchenson research. Another 99 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1586, 1642, 1634, 1587, 1643, 1615, 1664, 1663, 1591, 1643, 1620, 1681, 1660, 1739, 1797 and are included under the topic Early Hutchenson History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Hutchenson Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Hutchinson, Hutchenson and others.

Early Notables of the Hutchenson family (pre 1700)

Notable amongst the Clan from early times was William Hutchinson (1586-1642), born in Lincolnshire, he arrived in Boston aboard the Griffin in 1634 became a prominent merchant and judge in the Massachusetts Bay Colony and one of the founders of Rhode Island; Sir Thomas Hutchinson (1587-1643), an English Member of Parliament for Nottinghamshire; Colonel John Hutchinson (1615-1664), an English Puritan leader and politician who signed the death warrant of King Charles...
Another 70 words (5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hutchenson Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Hutchenson family to Ireland

Some of the Hutchenson family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 100 words (7 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Hutchenson migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Hutchenson Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • John Hutchenson, who landed in Virginia in 1655 [3]
  • John Hutchenson, who arrived in Virginia in 1666 [3]
Hutchenson Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Charles Hutchenson, who arrived in Norfolk, Va in 1831 [3]
  • Charles, Hutchenson Jr., who landed in Norfolk, Va in 1831 [3]

Citations

  1. ^ Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
  2. ^ Guppy, Henry Brougham, Homes of Family Names in Great Britain. 1890. Print.
  3. ^ 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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