Recent research shows that the family name Huckstep has been established in Europe for over 1000 years. First documented evidence of the surname dates to the county of Norfolk in 1475. The surname went global in the sixteenth and seventeenth century with the expansion of the British empire and the setting up of colonies abroad.
Oxfordshire currently holds the highest density of people with the last name Huckstep. Never too far from controversy a pair of brothers Morgan Huckstep and Barry Huckstep were sent to jail in 1926 for stealing a cow. 124