Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. It is derived from their having lived in the parish of Headon, which is in the diocese of Southwell in Nottinghamshire, or in the parish of Hedon, which is in the diocese of York in Yorkshire. The surname Hedink belongs to the large category of Anglo-Saxon habitation names, which are derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads.
Early Origins of the Hedink family
Nottinghamshire and Yorkshire, where evidence suggests they held a family seat before the Norman Conquest.
Early History of the Hedink family
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Hedink Spelling Variations
spelling variations under which the name Hedink has appeared include Heading, Headen, Headon, Hedding, Heddon, Hedon, Hedin, Hedden and many more.
Early Notables of the Hedink family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Hedink family to Ireland
Some of the Hedink family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Hedink family to the New World and Oceana
At this time, the shores of the New World beckoned many English families that felt that the social climate in England was oppressive and lacked opportunity for change. Thousands left England at great expense in ships that were overcrowded and full of disease. A great portion of these settlers never survived the journey and even a greater number arrived sick, starving, and without a penny. The survivors, however, were often greeted with greater opportunity than they could have experienced back home. These English settlers made significant contributions to those colonies that would eventually become the United States and Canada. An examination of early immigration records and passenger ship lists revealed that people bearing the name Hedink arrived in North America very early: Sarah Heading, who sailed to Barbados in 1659; Richard Hedon to New England in 1684; William Heddon to Georgia in 1753; E. Hedding to New York at the age of 70 in 1823.
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