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HUFF Family HistoryRecorded in many forms including Hof, Hoff, Hofer, Hoofe, Houfe, Hufe, Huff, Huffa, Huffar, Huffer, Huffard, Huffin, Huffy, and others, this is an English surname. It originates from the pre 7th century word 'hoh.' This apparently literally meant 'hell', but used in a transferred sense to describe a projecting ridge of land or a hollow, and was given as a topographic name to someone who lived by such a natural feature. The surname was first recorded in the latter part of the 14th Century, (see below) and early examples of recordings taken from surviving rlls and registers include Thomas Hoofe in the Register of the Freeman of York City,and dated 1626, whilst on November 28th 1656, Katterne Houfe was christened at thew church of St.
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