The surname Hein was first found in Austria, where the name Heinberg or Hainberg 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. In their later history the name 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 Hein family
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Hein Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Hainberg, Hainberger, Hainburger, Heynberg, Heynberger, Heinberg and many more.
Early Notables of the Hein family (pre 1700)
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^ 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)