Early Origins of the Hean family
The surname Hean was first found in Holland, 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 North Holland, a province of the Netherlands
. The principal cities are Amsterdam, Haarlem and Hilversum. It was the seat of the old Counts of Holland. Seat of one of the oldest families is Brederode Castle near Haarlem. There are many old and quaint towns in the province. including Medemblik, Enkhuizen, Hoorn, Edam, and Monnikendam. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.
Early History of the Hean family
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Hean Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Haen, Haene, Haenn, Haenns, Haenes, Haens, Hean, Heann, Heanes, Häen, van Haen and many more.
Early Notables of the Hean family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Hean family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Hean Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Philip Hean, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1851 CITATION[CLOSE]
Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
- Mathew Hean, who settled in Illinois in 1856
Hean Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
- Mary Hean, a farm servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1856 aboard the ship "Aurora"
- Phoebe Hean (aged 40), a domestic servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1856 aboard the ship "Aurora"
- Phoebe Hean (aged 16), a farm servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1856 aboard the ship "Aurora"
- James Hean (aged 18), a labourer, who arrived in South Australia in 1856 aboard the ship "Aurora"