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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
verb Hutch
To place in huts; to live in huts; as, to hut troops in winter quarters.
noun Hutch
  1. A chest, box, coffer, bin, coop, or the like, in which things may be stored, or animals kept; as, a grain hutch; a rabbit hutch.
  2. A measure of two Winchester bushels.
  3. [Mining] The case of a flour bolt.
  4. [Mining]
    1. A car on low wheels, in which coal is drawn in the mine and hoisted out of the pit.
    2. A jig for washing ore.

Etymology: OE. hucche huche hoche, F. huche, LL. hutica

verb Hutch
  1. To hoard or lay up, in a chest.(R)"She hutchedthe . . . ore." [Milton.]
  2. [Mining] To wash (ore) in a box or jig.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Small crude shelter used as a dwelling
  2. A cage (usually made of wood and wire mesh) for small animals

From Middle English hucche (“storage chest”), variation of whucce, from Old English hwiċe, hwiċċe (“box, chest”). Spelling influenced by Old French huche (“chest”), from Medieval Latin hūtica, from a different Germanic root, from Frankish *hutta, from Proto-Germanic *hudjō, *hudjǭ (“box, hut, hutch”). Akin to Old English hȳdan (“to conceal; hide”). More at hide, hut.

  1. A cage in which a rabbit or rabbits are kept.
  2. A piece of furniture in which items may be displayed.
  3. A measure of two Winchester bushels.
  4. (mining) The case of a flour bolt.
  5. (mining) A car on low wheels, in which coal is drawn in the mine and hoisted out of the pit.
  6. (mining) A jig or trough for ore dressing or washing ore.

Notable Persons Named Hutch

Hutch Dano is an actor, rapping, and rapper. He was most active from 2009 to present. Hutch was given the name Hutchings Royal Dano on May 21st, 1992 in Santa Monica, California. Hutch is also known as Farenheit 51.


Hutch Harris is an indie rock, punk rock, and alternative rock musician. He plays Guitar and Vocals. Hutch was born on October 5th, 1975.


Hutch Jones is an athlete for the San Diego Clippers, Gran Canaria, Los Angeles Clippers, Albuquerque Silvers, CB Gran Canaria, RCD Espanyol Bàsquet, and CB Sant Josep. He was most prominent from 1982 to 1989. Hutch was born on September 1st, 1959 in Buffalo, New York.


Hutch Maiava is a rugby player.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Hutch

He was most prominent from 2001 to present. Jesse was given the name Jesse Hutchakowski on February 12th, 1981 in Alberta, Canada. Jesse is also known as Hutchakowski and Jesse.


Willie Hutch was a musician. His career lasted from 1968 to 2005. Willie was given the name William McKinley Hutchison on December 6th, 1944. He breathed his last breath on September 19th, 2005.


Skhye Hutch is a hip hop music record producer. They plays FL Studio, Music Production Center, and Propellerheads. They were most prominent from 2003 to present.


Ella was born in 1924. She left this life on February 25th, 1981.


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Popularity of Hutch as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Hutch U.S.
  White 45.14% 64.26%
  African American 46.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.57% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.14% 16.26%

Of Last Name Hutch

People with the last name Hutch are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Hutch

  • How Popular is the name Hutch? Hutch is the 21,827th most popular name of all time. As a last name Hutch was the 58,042nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Hutch have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 298 babies born with the first name Hutch in the United States. That's more than enough people named Hutch to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Hutch? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1975 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Hutch first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Hutch is Sunday, February 22nd, 1880.
  • What year had the most people named Hutch born? The highest recorded use of the first name Hutch was in 2015 with a total of 30 babies.
  • Random Hutch Factoid: According to the 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Hutch is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2016.
  • Weird things about the name Hutch: Your name in reverse order is Hctuh. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hctuh. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Hutch? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 350 people with the last name Hutch.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Hutch? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Hutch as their last name since less than 1 person in 833k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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