When Huntsman was born in 1861, in Perry Township, Richland, Ohio, United States, his father, Noah Huntsman, was 33 and his mother, Rachel Ruhl, was 25. He died in 1861, at the age of 0.
English (Lincolnshire and East Yorkshire): occupational name either for a hunter or a servant of a hunter, from a compound of Middle English hunte ‘the act of hunting’ (or Old English hunta ‘huntsman’) + man. In some cases the name may also arise from a late, unrecorded Old English personal name Huntmann, a compound of hunta + -mann.
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