Tasmanian tree name
"huon river pine"

Huon Origin and Meaning

The name Huon is boy's name meaning "huon river pine".
A name gaining recognition in Australia, based on the huon pine tree which grows in Tasmania. Boatbuilders especially love this rare wood, which floats well, is resistant to rot, and has a strong pine-y scent.

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Famous People Named Huon

  • JeanMichel Huon de Kermadec (18th,Century French navigator after whom the Huon River, Huon Pine, Huonville and Huon Peninsula were named)
  • Huon Hooke (Australian wine writer)
  • Gabriel Louis Marie Huon de Kerilleau ( arrived in Australia in 1794 as a member of the NSW Corps. Taught John Macarthur's children at Elizabeth FarmParramatta. His descendants settled the Upper Murray.)

Huon in Pop Culture

  • Huon ParticlesDoctor Who
  • Huoncharacter in Legend of Korra
  • Huon de Bordeaux
  • KingEmperor Huon, character in The History of the Runestaff
  • HuanWolfhound of Oromë, The Silmarillion