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Where did the German Hineman family come from? What is the German Hineman family crest and coat of arms? When did the Hineman family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Hineman family history?The German state of Saxony, where the distinguished surname Hineman arose, is renowned for both its beauty, industry, and economic power. However, in the medieval era, Germany was fragmented and inhabited by numerous Barbarian tribes, who fought amongst themselves for control of the land. The ancient dukedom of Saxony derived its name from the Germanic tribe name the Saxons who inhabited the territory after the fall of the Roman Empire. The name Hineman originates as a short form of the personal name Heinrich.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Heintz, Heinz, Heinze, Heintze, Heinzer, Heintzer, Hainz, Haintz, Hainze, Haintze, Haintzer, Hainzer, Hintz, Hinz, Hinze, Hinzer, Hintze, Hintzer, Hyntz, Hynz, Heinse, Heintse, Heinttze, Heinttz, Heintzel, Heinzel, Heinzelmann, Heinzelman, Heintzelmann, Heintzelman, Heynz, Heyntze, Heincze and many more.
First found in Saxony, where the family gained a significant reputation for its contributions to the emerging mediaeval society. The name became prominent as many branches of the family founded separate houses and acquired estates in various regions, always elevating their social status by their great contributions to society. Individual bearers of the name first mentioned in ancient chronicles include Ruf Heinz in Esslingen in 1417.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hineman research. Another 673 words(48 lines of text) covering the years 1595, 1841, 1805, 1608, 1817, 1602, 1689, 1686, 1687, 1688, 1689, 1630, 1749 and 1803 are included under the topic Early Hineman History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 83 words(6 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hineman Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Hineman Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
Hineman Settlers in the United States in the 20th Century
The Hineman Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hineman Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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