Hutchings Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

Hutchings Name Meaning: A patronymic from the medieval personal name 'Hutchin' a pet form of 'Hugh'. A short form of any of the various Germanic compounds,first element 'hug',meaning 'heart,mind,spirit'.

The old French personal name 'Hughe'(of which 'Huchin' is the diminutive)was introduced into Britain by the Normans. The first recorded is that of 'Gilbert Huchun',dated 1296.

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Surname Distribution

Census frequency by county

Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Hutchings Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the Hutchings family

Profession Census Frequency
Agricultural Labourer 178
Female Servant 101
Independent 51
Labourer 50
Farmer 34
Carpenter 28
Male Servant 28
Ag Labourer 17
Shoe Maker 17
Pauper 14
Apprentice 13
Dress Maker 13
Gardener 9
Blacksmith 9
Tailor 8
Cooper 8
Basket Maker 7
Brick Maker 6
Weaver 6
Lace Maker 5
Clerk 5
Glover 5
Thatcher 5
Builder 5
Shoe Binder 5

Hutchings Surname Variants Ranking

Rank Surname Match Census Frequency
1 Hutchings 100% 37,805
2 Hitchings 89% 7,087
3 Hatchings 89% 585

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