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Hainfray Early Origins



The surname Hainfray was first found in Belgium, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in Hainault, a province in Belgium, based on the ancient county of Hainaut. Within this province the notable towns are Mons, the capital city, Charleroi, Tournai, Soignies and Thuin. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into a most influential family.

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Hainfray Spelling Variations


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Hainfray Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Hainaut, Hainault, Hainnault, Hainaux, Hainfray, Haine, Haineville and many more.

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Hainfray Early History


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Hainfray Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hainfray research. Another 151 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1758, 1286, 1337, 1685 and 1770 are included under the topic Early Hainfray History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hainfray Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hainfray Early Notables (pre 1700)



The surname was distinguished by many in this era including the Hainaut family of Hainaut. Of the counts of Hainaut was William I, Count of Hainaut (1286-1337); he...

Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hainfray Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Simon Heon, who arrived in Quebec in 1642; Jacques Henault, who settled in Quebec in 1659; Jean Henault and Ouerre Henault, who came to Louisiana in 1719.

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    2. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    3. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    4. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    5. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    6. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    9. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    11. ...

    The Hainfray Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hainfray 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.

    This page was last modified on 25 February 2014 at 10:43.

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