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Viking settlers in ancient Scotland were the ancestors of the first people to use the name Hutchins. It comes 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.

Hutchins Early Origins



The surname Hutchins 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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Hutchins Spelling Variations


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Hutchins Spelling Variations



Translation and spelling were non-standardized practices in the Middle Ages, so scribes had only their ears to rely on. This was a practice of extremely limited efficiency, and spelling variations in names, even within a single document, were the result. Over the years, Hutchins has appeared Hutchins, Hutchings, Hutchin, Hutcheon, Huchens, Hutcheons, Hutchon, Houchin, Houchen, Houchens, MacCutcheon, MacQuestion and many more.

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Hutchins Early History


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Hutchins Early History



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

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Hutchins Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hutchins Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Hutchins In Ireland


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Hutchins In Ireland



Some of the Hutchins 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



The fertile east coast of what would become US and Canada was soon dotted with the farms of Scottish settlers. Some of them remained faithful to the crown and called themselves United Empire Loyalists, while others had the chance to pay back their old oppressors in the American War of Independence. That brave spirit lives on today in the highland games that dot North America in the summer. Passenger and immigration lists indicate that members of the Hutchins family came to North America quite early:

Hutchins Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Nevill Hutchins, aged 20, landed in Barbados in 1634
  • Anthony Hutchins settled in Barbados in 1635
  • Elizabeth Hutchins, who landed in New England in 1637-1639
  • Isaac Hutchins, who landed in Virginia in 1637
  • George Hutchins, who arrived in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1638
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Hutchins Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Daniel Hutchins, who arrived in Virginia in 1711
  • Nicholas Hutchins, who arrived in Virginia in 1713
  • Anne Hutchins, who arrived in New England in 1721
  • Joseph Hutchins, who landed in Barbados in 1771
  • Parley Hutchins, who landed in New England in 1774
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Hutchins Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • William Hutchins, aged 21, arrived in Savanna(h), Georgia in 1821
  • Abraham Hutchins, who arrived in New York in 1835
  • Abram Hutchins, who landed in New York in 1835
  • Robert Hutchins, aged 24, landed in New York in 1854
  • Gerhart Hutchins, who landed in Arkansas in 1887

Hutchins Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Tobias Hutchins settled in St. John's, Newfoundland in 1682 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0

Hutchins Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Catha Hutchins, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1750
  • Eleanor Fides, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1750
  • Henry Hutchins, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1750
  • Mary Hutchins, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1750

Hutchins Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • William Hutchins, English convict from Surrey, who was transported aboard the "Adamant" on March 16, 1821, settling in New South Wales, Australia [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Adamant voyage to New South Wales, Australia in 1821 with 144 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/adamant/1821
  • Isaac Hutchins, English convict from Southampton, who was transported aboard the "Arab" on February 22, 1834, settling in Van Diemen's Land, Australia [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2015, January 8) Arab voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1834 with 230 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/arab/1834
  • William Hutchins arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Waterloo" in 1840 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) WATERLOO 1840. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1840Waterloo.htm
  • Thomas Hutchins arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Phoebe" in 1847
  • Joseph Hutchins arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Abberton" in 1849
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Hutchins Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • G. E. Hutchins arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Annie Wilson" in 1863
  • Abraham Hutchins arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Asterope" in 1865
  • Mary Hutchins, aged 53, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Strathnaver" in 1874
  • John Hutchins, aged 24, a farm labourer, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Woodlark" in 1874
  • Henry Hutchins, aged 39, arrived in Lyttelton, New Zealand aboard the ship "Apelles" in 1874
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Hutchins (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Hutchins (post 1700)



  • Charles Pelton Hutchins (1872-1938), American college football coach
  • Carlton Barmore Hutchins (1904-1938), U.S. Naval aviator, posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor, eponym of the destroyer USS Hutchins (DD-476)
  • Thomas Hutchins (1730-1789), American military engineer, cartographer, geographer and surveyor
  • Melvin R. Hutchins (b. 1928), retired American NBA basketball player
  • Maude Phelps McVeigh Hutchins (1899-1991), American novelist
  • Carleen Maley Hutchins (1911-2009), American former high school science teacher, violinmaker and researcher, best-known for her violin octet
  • Edwin Hutchins, American professor and former department head of cognitive science at the University of California
  • Robert Maynard Hutchins Ph.D., (1889-1977), American educational philosopher, President of the University of Chicago (19291945) and its Chancellor (19451951)
  • Seaman First Class Johnnie David Hutchins, American seaman awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor in 1943
  • Robert "Bobby" Hutchins (1925-1945), American child actor, nicknamed "Wheezer", a regular in the Our Gang series
  • ... (Another 4 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Hutchins Historic Events


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Hutchins Historic Events




HMS Hood

  • Mr. Albert J Hutchins (b. 1911), English Petty Officer serving for the Royal Navy from Portsmouth, Hampshire, England, who sailed into battle on the HMS Hood and died on 24th May 1941 in the sinking

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Citations



  1. ^ Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0
  2. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Adamant voyage to New South Wales, Australia in 1821 with 144 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/adamant/1821
  3. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2015, January 8) Arab voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1834 with 230 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/arab/1834
  4. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) WATERLOO 1840. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1840Waterloo.htm

Other References

  1. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  2. Bell, Robert. The Book of Ulster Surnames. Belfast: Blackstaff, 1988. Print. (ISBN 10-0856404160).
  3. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
  4. Skene, William Forbes Edition. Chronicles of the Picts, Chronicles of the Scots and Other Early Memorials of Scottish History. Edinburgh: H.M. General Register House, 1867. Print.
  5. Black, George F. The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3).
  6. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. Acts of Malcom IV 1153-65 Volume I Regesta Regum Scottorum 1153-1424. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1960. Print.
  7. Prebble, John. The Highland Clearances. London: Secker & Warburg, 1963. Print.
  8. Urquhart, Blair Edition. Tartans The New Compact Study Guide and Identifier. Secauccus, NJ: Chartwell Books, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0-7858-0050-6).
  9. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  10. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
  11. ...

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