Huhn Family History
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Huhn Name Meaning
(also Hühn): nickname for a tall man, from Middle High German hiune ‘giant’, ‘monster’, ‘bogeyman’, from Middle High German Hiune ‘Hun’, a word probably ultimately of Turkic origin. (also Hühn): from an old personal name derived from the Germanic element hun ‘bear cub’. metonymic occupational name for a poultry keeper, from Middle High German huon ‘hen’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press