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The Hienz surname is derived from a Germanic personal (pre-surname) name "heim," which meant home. Cognates of the name are popular throughout Europe.

Hienz Early Origins



The surname Hienz was first found in Bavaria, where the name was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

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Hienz Spelling Variations


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Hienz Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Henkel, Henke, Heineke, Heinecke, Heinkel, Hienkel and many more.

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Hienz Early History


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Hienz Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hienz research. Another 124 words (9 lines of text) covering the year 1824 is included under the topic Early Hienz History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hienz Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hienz Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Hienz 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: Adolph Henkel, who settled in Illinois in 1894; Diedrich Herman Friedrich Heinke, who arrived in Illinois in 1894; Gustave Heineke, who came to Illinois in 1895.

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    2. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    3. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    4. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    5. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    6. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    7. 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).
    8. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    9. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    10. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
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    The Hienz Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hienz 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 3 October 2013 at 06:46.

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