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Where did the English Hinge family come from? What is the English Hinge family crest and coat of arms? When did the Hinge family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Hinge family history?The origins of the Hinge name lie with England's ancient Anglo-Saxon culture. It comes from when the family lived in an area that was referred to as the ing, which means the meadow. The name could also have been a batismal name as in son of Inge.
Before the last few hundred years, the English language had no fast system of spelling rules. For that reason, spelling variations are commonly found in early Anglo-Saxon surnames. Over the years, many variations of the name Hinge were recorded, including Inge, Ing and others.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hinge research. Another 189 words(14 lines of text) covering the years 1315, 1684, 1527 and 1528 are included under the topic Early Hinge History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 23 words(2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hinge Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
To escape oppression and starvation at that time, many English families left for the "open frontiers" of the New World with all its perceived opportunities. In droves people migrated to the many British colonies, those in North America in particular, paying high rates for passages in cramped, unsafe ships. Although many of the settlers did not make the long passage alive, those who did see the shores of North America perceived great opportunities before them. Many of the families that came from England went on to make essential contributions to the emerging nations of Canada and the United States. Research into various historical records revealed some of first members of the Hinge family emigrate to North America:
Hinge Settlers in the United States in the 18th Century
The Hinge Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hinge 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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