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The story of the Hutcheon family stretches back through time to the Viking settlers who populated the rugged shores of Scotland in the Medieval era. The name Hutcheon 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.

Hutcheon Early Origins



The surname Hutcheon was first found in Ross-shire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Rois) a former county, now part of the Council Areas of Highland and Western Isles in Northern Scotland, which emerged from the Gaelic lordship of the Earl of Ross, where they held a family seat from very ancient times.

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Hutcheon Spelling Variations


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Hutcheon Spelling Variations



Standards used to judge the accuracy of spellings and translations did not yet exist in the Middle Ages. Spelling variations in names dating from that era, are thus, an extremely common occurrence. Hutcheon has been recorded as Hutchins, Hutchings, Hutchin, Hutcheon, Huchens, Hutcheons, Hutchon, Houchin, Houchen, Houchens, MacCutcheon, MacQuestion and many more.

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Hutcheon Early History


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Hutcheon Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hutcheon research. Another 320 words (23 lines of text) covering the years 1481, 1494, 1577, 1598, and 1726 are included under the topic Early Hutcheon History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hutcheon Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hutcheon Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Hutcheon In Ireland


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Hutcheon In Ireland



Some of the Hutcheon family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 116 words (8 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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:

Hutcheon Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • James Hutcheon, aged 23, a labourer, who arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the ship "Neptune" in 1834

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Contemporary Notables of the name Hutcheon (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Hutcheon (post 1700)



  • Paul Hutcheon, Scottish political journalist, awarded both Journalist of the Year and Political Journalist of the Year at the Scottish Press Awards in 2006
  • Duncan Selby Hutcheon (b. 1879), Canadian provincial politician, MLA Arm River, Saskatchewan (1929-1934)
  • Ernest Henry Hutcheon (1889-1937), Australian sportsman who played first-class cricket with Queensland and represented Australasia in standing high jump at the 1908 Summer Olympics
  • David Hutcheon, Canadian former municipal politician in Toronto, Ontario
  • Linda Hutcheon O.C. (b. 1947), Canadian academic working in the fields of literary theory and criticism, opera, and Canadian Studies
  • Michael Hutcheon, Canadian medical doctor and author, a specialist in respirology

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and David Hicks. The Highland Clans The Dynastic Origins, Cheifs and Background of the Clans. New York: C.N. Potter, 1968. Print.
    2. Bell, Robert. The Book of Ulster Surnames. Belfast: Blackstaff, 1988. Print. (ISBN 10-0856404160).
    3. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    4. Adam, Frank. Clans Septs and Regiments of the Scottish Highlands 8th Edition. London: Bacon (G.W.) & Co, 1970. Print. (ISBN 10-0717945006).
    5. Prebble, John. The Highland Clearances. London: Secker & Warburg, 1963. Print.
    6. Fulton, Alexander. Scotland and Her Tartans: The Romantic Heritage of the Scottish Clans and Families. Godalming: Bramley, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-86283-880-0).
    7. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    8. 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).
    9. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    10. Urquhart, Blair Edition. Tartans The New Compact Study Guide and Identifier. Secauccus, NJ: Chartwell Books, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0-7858-0050-6).
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    The Hutcheon Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hutcheon 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 16 April 2016 at 02:22.

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