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Early Origins of the Gayns family


The surname Gayns was first found in Oldenburg in Lower Saxony where the name Geins was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

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Early History of the Gayns family

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Early History of the Gayns family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gayns research.
Another 241 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 171 and 1712 are included under the topic Early Gayns History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gayns Spelling Variations

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Gayns Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Geins, Geintz, Geisen, Geyns, Geyn, Giens, Gienst, Gauntz, Gains, Geyns and many more.

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Early Notables of the Gayns family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Gayns family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Gayns family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Gayns family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Henry Gains, who came to Lynn, MA in 1638; Ann Gains, who came to Pensacola, FL in 1769; Samuel Geisen, who came to Allegheny Co., PA in 1823; Alexander Gains, who arrived in Virginia in 1852.

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