The surname Gines was first found in the town of Guisnes, near Calais in Normandy. The earliest records of the family in England were Richard de Guinnes who held eleven fees of Earl Patric in Wiltshire, William de Gines who held three fees of the Honour of Clare in Suffolk, and Ralph de Guines who held one fee of Earl Alberis de Vere in Essex. 
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Migration of the Gines family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..