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Early Origins of the Huther family

The surname Huther was first found in Cumberland where they held a family seat from very early times.

Early History of the Huther family

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Huther Spelling Variations

The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore,spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Huther has been recorded under many different variations, including Huddart, Huddert, Huthart, Hudart, Hudert, Huddard and many more.

Early Notables of the Huther family

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United States Huther migration to the United States +

For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Huther or a variant listed above:

Huther Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Michael Huther, who arrived in Lancaster, Pennsylvania in 1754 1
Huther Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Johann Huther, who landed in America in 1854 1
  • Marie Elis Huther, who arrived in Brazil in 1856 1
  • George Huther, who arrived in St Clair County, Illinois in 1859 1
  • Luitpold Huther, who landed in North America in 1887 1

  • Heinrich Hüther (1920-1941), German Matrosenobergefreiter who served aboard the German Battleship Bismarck during World War II when it was sunk heading to France; he died in the sinking 2
RMS Lusitania
  • Mr. Edwin Arthur Huther, English 1st Class Cabin Bed Steward from Liverpool, England, who worked aboard the RMS Lusitania (1915) and died in the sinking 3

  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. Bismarck & Tirpitz Class - Crew List Bismarck. (Retrieved 2018, February 06). Retrieved from
  3. Lusitania Passenger List - The Lusitania Resource. (Retrieved 2014, March 6) . Retrieved from on Facebook