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Heyns Early Origins



The surname Heyns was first found in Westphalia, where the name emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families in the western region. From the 13th century onwards the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.

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Heyns Spelling Variations


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Heyns Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Heym, Heyman, Heymann, Heymans, Heymen, Heyme, Heymberg, Heyme, Heymenbergh, Heymenstein, Heymet, Heymiller, Heymueller, Heyms, Heyn and many more.

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Heyns Early History


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Heyns Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Heyns research. Another 161 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1669, 1836, 1856, 1516, 1754, 1800, 1729 and 1812 are included under the topic Early Heyns History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Heyns Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Heyns Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Heyns 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 were:

Heyns Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Ben Heyns, who arrived in Mississippi in 1891 [1]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)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Heyns (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Heyns (post 1700)



  • Garrett Heyns, American Democrat politician, Democratic Candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 5th District, 1936, 1940
  • Johan Adam Heyns (1928-1994), South African Afrikaner Calvinist theologian and moderator
  • Penelope "Penny" Heyns (b. 1974), South African seven-time gold, six-time silver and two-time bronze medalist swimmer

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ 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)

Other References

  1. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
  2. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
  3. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
  4. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
  5. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
  6. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  7. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
  8. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
  9. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
  10. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
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The Heyns Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Heyns 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 12 January 2016 at 13:39.

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