Last name: Hutchinson

Recorded in several forms including Hutchinson, Hutcheson, Hutchieson and Hutchison, this is an Anglo-Scottish surname. It is a patronymic and diminutive form of the original personal name Hugh, itself Norman-French, but of pre 7th century Old German origins. It derives from the word "hug" meaning "heart or soul", with the additives "kin" meaning close relative, and "son of". St. Hugh of Lincoln (1140 - 1200) founded the first Carthusian Monastery in England, and the popularity of the name was at least in part, due to him. Amongst the many early recordings are those of John Hucheson of Sheffield, Yorkshire, in 1440, and in Scotland James Huchonsone, who held lands in Glasgow in 1454. Other recordings taken from surviving church registers of the 16th century include those of Agnes Hutchinson who married Thomas Cordell, at St. Botolphs church, Bishopsgate, in the city of London, on November 10th 1570, and Hanna, the daughter of John Hutchinson, who was christened on November 8th 1573 at St. Vedast church, Foster Lane, also in the city of London. One of the earliest settlers in the New World was John Hutchinson, who departed from the port of London, aboard the ship "Bonaventure", bound for the original colony of Virginia, New England, in January 1634. The first recorded spelling of the family name is believed to be that of Isota Huchonson. This was dated 1379, in the Poll Tax returns of the county of Yorkshire, during the reign of King Edward 1st of England, 1272 - 1307. Surnames became necessary when governments introduced personal taxation. In England this was sometimes known as Poll Tax. Throughout the centuries, surnames in every country have continued to "develop" often leading to astonishing variants of the original spelling.

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amanda mizell

My family tree goes as far back to a James A. Hutchinson born between 1793-1797 in Georgia. Married to a Melinda and a Catherine. He died in Rocky Springs Mississippi around 1882. I have never been able to go any further. I just keep hitting a wall. I would love to connect back to Ireland or Scotland, but I have never had that luck. I guess I may never be able to.

harry shiever

i am tracing my family tree my great grand father is harry hutchinson can anyone help me

harry shiever

i am tracing my family tree, my great grandfather name was Harry edward Hutchinson born 8/10/1888 and died october 1967, i have trace it to the 17oo's here in the united states can anyone help me

Christopher Edward Hutchinson

MY fathers, grand fathers name and so forth as far back as we can trace have been Blank Edward Hutchinson Dont know if theirs any connection

James Hutchinson

I did a lot of research. I was able to trace my family line back to 1630 when we came to America. But until recently was at a dead end. I found on my recent trip that my line came from 13 century England in York. Barnard Hutchinson's descendants dating back to 1282 worked their way through England and came over via George Hutchinson in 1630. But I also know that we came from Scotland long before that...still looking for the connecting line.


I am trying to figure out if this is the correct family history

Joanna Hutchinson

We should all post photos & compare to see if we all have the high cheeks, dominant chin and large ears :) brown hair & blue eyes

Whitney Hutchinson

My fathers whole family have the brown hair and blue eyes.

Maryrose Hutchinson
was doing research and it might be possible that the first people to have our last name were Norse-Gaels (Vikings living in Scotland). My brother is doing a DNA test so I am very excited to see what it says!

Glenda Hutchinson
I am from Houston and would like to trace my last name as well

Jesse Hutchinson
Our genes rock fam!:)

Shaun Hutchinson
I live in the Boston area. We are not related to Anne Hutchinson but we traced our family back to England to around 1570 or thereabouts and shortly thereafter in 1634 or so came (father and a young son) to Massachusetts and in settled in Salem. The son ended up accusing two people of witchcraft and testified. Original transcripts are still in Danvers. They got 60 acres when they came over in the 1600's. The extended family stayed close to Salem to this day. A lot of Hutchinsons lived into their 90's. All farmers. No accumulated wealth One Hutchinson widow ended up marrying a Putnam from Danvers, who was a colonel in the French and Indian War and became a congressman etc.

Darwin Hutchinson
pretty cool, I like it. I like it alot

Nickey Hutcheson
Finally an answer. Ive been wondering for years what my decent was.

Katelyn Hutchinson
I have been looking for the definition of my last name for years. I finally found it and now my name on my iPod is Pure Soul and Heart. The meaning of Katelyn is pure.

Kaityn Hutchinson

wow my name is kaitlyn hutchinson

Jaydee Hutchinson
Wow we rock family.

Kenneth Ray Hutchinson
My Great Grandfather name was Lester Hutchinson who had several children one of whom was my grand father and his name was George L. Hutchinson and one of his sons was my father who was Billy Ray Hutchinson down to me which I reside in Florida. My great Grand Father as far as I can tell came from up somewhere in the New England states, if anyone can tell me anything please fill in some of the blanks. Thanks

Ray Hutchinson
I am a Ray Hutchinson as well from ny

Robert Hutchinson
My father always told me my great great great great great great so on was a sailor and came to america stigny Hutchinson I believe I have been wanting to trace my family for years.. My dadas family is most from New York state.

Kaitlyn Hutchinson
Wow, its really interesting to see this. My family is from North Carolina and we have been here since the 1700s. I think that's as far back as we know, but I would be really interested to see if I'm related to the John Hutchinson who came to America in the 1600s. I have always wondered how my family settled in the Appalachian mountains of NC.

Elliott Hutchinson
I am from SC. I know my family came from NC in the 1800's. We derived form England and Ireland. We traced ours back to Ann Hutchinson and the Govenor of Mass. Thomas Hutchinson during the Boston Tea Party. I have been on for quite some time.

Jaydee Hutchinson
i was borned in Liberia, raised in the US for years and always wondered what my family name stood for now i see

Sharon Hutchinson

Hutchinson's is a very dignified name

Robert Hutchison

I cannot seem to get past my g-g-grandfather John H. Hutchi(n)son, born in North Carolina in 1813. Anyone have him in their tree?

Mary K Smyth

My Grand father and great Grandfather were James Henry Hutchinson. We also had the names John and Archibald running through the line a bit. James Henry was born In Ireland but moved to Scotland. He was killed in WW1. There was a relative of the family who emigrated to America but I cant trace him .

Neil Hutchinson
I live in the same county (Yorkshire, England) that is described above. I know my family has always grown up in West Yorkshire but no-one has ever looked into our family tree. It would be very interesting to find out more on this subject. Looks to be quite a lot of Hutchinson's 'across the pond' in the USA! Seems as though the Hutchinsons I derive from decided to stay local in Yorkshire...

rita cook
i am one of many Hutchinsons. we are in odessa, tx. my grandfathers name is james blake hutchinson....if anybody knows anything please let me know.

Glenda Hutchinson
I am from Houston, TX and I was told that the Hutchinson came from Chapel Hill TX

Lauretta Friese
What about Anne (Marbury) Hutchinson (1591-1643)? She was one of the most important women in American Colonial History. She is one of my ninth great grandmothers.

Katrina Hutchinson
No one says anything about Jane Hutchinson, one of the first Hutchinson women to come to the New World.

Ewan Hutchinson
My Hutchinson lineage comes from the Belfast area, my grandfather and 2 of his brothers moved to Australia at some point during the last century.

Timotheus Hutchinson
No mention of Bernard Hutchinson form the 13th centuary then. Not the most accurate description i've had then again our family records go back to the Harrowing of the North

elizabeth hutchinson
elizabeth hutchinson wow

Azrael Hutchinson
Honestly.. nothing would surprise me anymore XD My family can date our tree back to before 1000 A.D.

Edward Hutchinson
Hi There Azrael, My name is Edward Hutchinson and I live in Canada. My father John has traced our ancestors back to Belfast but nothing more before that. It would be great to get a copy of your family tree to see if we share the same roots. Let me know if this would be possible.

Barry Hutchinson
I'm trying to trace our lineage I'm from Belfast and seen if mentioned in a few comments above

Louis Hutchinson
I would like, for the further of my understanding, to know; What was your family name in 1000

Christohper Hutchinson
Wow.... im related to a John :D

Katelyn Hutchinson
Hey my dad's name is Christopher Hutchinson. My grandma used to call him Topher.

john Blair Hutchinson
im related to a christohper

Reece hutchinson

Paula Kozinn
Also, my great (great ?) grandfather - Hutchinson from Europe married my great grandmother who was full-blooded Native American.

Joseph Hutchinson

I'm also looking to trace my family tree. I'm from Scranton pa but there's only 5 of us here that I know. What's the best way to start? All of us have blonde-brown hair and all have blue eyes.