HUG Family History
This name derives from the medieval personal name Hucca or Uccak a pet form of the Olde English pre 7th Century name Uhtroed a compound of the elements "uht", dawn plus "ric" power. One, Gamel filius (son of) Jucca is recorded in the 1185 Knights Templars Records of Yorkshire. Hucke (without surname) appears in the Norfolk County Records" 1221. The surname adopted from this source is recorded in the late 13th Century. In the modern idiom, the name has three spelling variations Huck, Hucke and Hug.