Early Origins of the Geynns family
The surname Geynns 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.
Early History of the Geynns family
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Geynns Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Geins, Geintz, Geisen, Geyns, Geyn, Giens, Gienst, Gauntz, Gains, Geyns and many more.
Early Notables of the Geynns family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Geynns 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.