Anglo-Saxon origin and came from when the family lived in the place called Hooke in Devon.
Early Origins of the Huyck family
Devon where one of the first records of the name was found in 1050-71 in a reference of Old English Bynames of Devon. Later in the Assize Rolls of Lincolnshire, the Latin form of the name, Hervicus and Richard Hoc were listed in 1218. By 1230, the Pipe Rolls of Berkshire has listed John Hook; the first listing of the name as it is more commonly spelt today. CITATION[CLOSE]
Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X) "The surname was written in the XIV century as atte Hooke, and this by crasis sometimes became Tooke. It may be mentioned that Hoke, as a personal name, occurs in Saxon times. " CITATION[CLOSE]
Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.
Early History of the Huyck family
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Huyck Spelling Variations
hundred years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon surnames like Huyck are characterized by many spelling variations. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages, even literate people changed the spelling of their names. Scribes and monks in the Middle Ages spelled names they sounded, so it is common to find several variations that refer to a single person. The variations of the name Huyck include: Hook, Hooke, Hoke and others.
Early Notables of the Huyck family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Huyck family to Ireland
Some of the Huyck family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Huyck family to the New World and Oceana
Many English families tired of political and religious strife left Britain for the new colonies in North America. Although the trip itself offered no relief - conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and many travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute - these immigrants believed the opportunities that awaited them were worth the risks. Once in the colonies, many of the families did indeed prosper and, in turn, made significant contributions to the culture and economies of the growing colonies. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families has revealed a number of immigrants bearing the name Huyck or a variant listed above:
Huyck Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
Huyck Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
Huyck Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Huyck (post 1700)
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