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The surname Younghusband was first found in Worcestershire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1275 when the held lands.

Spelling variations of this family name include: Younghusband, Yunghusband, Yungbond, Yongebond and many more.


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This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Younghusband research. Another 159 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Younghusband History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Younghusband Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Mr. George Younghusband U.E. who settled in Saint John, New Brunswick c. 1784 he served in the Loyal Artillery [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • Mr. Robert Younghusband U.E. who settled in Saint John, New Brunswick c. 1784 he became a Freeman in 1785 was a Merchant [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Younghusband Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • John Younghusband Jr., English convict from York, who was transported aboard the "Andromeda" on October 16, 1826, settling in Van Diemen's Land, Australia
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  • James Younghusband (b. 1986), English football player and actor, brother of Phil Younghusband
  • Philip James Placer "Phil" Younghusband (b. 1987), English football striker who plays for the Philippines national team and actor, known for Binibining Pilipinas 2012 (2012), Gandang gabi Vice (2011) and The Ryzza Mae Show (2013)
  • Dame Eileen Louise Younghusband DBE (1902-1981), English social researcher, daughter of Sir Francis Younghusband
  • Lieutneant Colonel Sir Francis Edward Younghusband KCSI, KCIE (1863-1942), British Army officer, explorer, and spiritualist who led the 1904 British expedition to Tibet, President of the Royal Geographical Society, eponym of the Younghusband Ridge, a mountain range on the border of Alberta and British Columbia, Canada
  • Sir George John Younghusband KCMG KCIE CB (1859-1944), British cavalry officer and major-general in the British Indian Army, Keeper of the Jewel House, and author
  • William Younghusband (1819-1863), Australian businessman, one of the promoters of the Murray River Steam Navigation Company in 1853, eponym of the Younghusband Peninsula
  • Andrew James Cameron Younghusband (b. 1971), Canadian television personality, writer and journalist, known for his work on Canada's Worst Driver, Canada's Worst Handyman, and Don't Drive Here
  • Adela Mary Younghusband (1878-1969), New Zealand artist, art teacher and photographer
  • Lieutenant-General Charles Wright Younghusband CB FRS, (1821-1899), British Army officer and meteorologist who worked mainly in Canada, Director of the Magnetic Observatory in Toronto (1841-1844), uncle of Sir Francis Younghusband
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Citations



  1. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  2. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Other References

  1. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
  2. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
  3. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
  4. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  5. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  6. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
  7. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  8. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  9. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
  10. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
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The Younghusband Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Younghusband 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.

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