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The history of the name Hines dates back to the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. It is derived from a member of the family who worked as a keeper of the deer. The surname Hines originally derived from the Old English word hinde which referred to someone who tended the deer. A quote from Geoffrey Chaucer's Canterbury Tales underlines the occupation: Ther n'as baillif, ne herde, ne other hine.

Hines Early Origins



The surname Hines was first found in Oxfordshire, where one of the first on record was Robert Hine who was Lord of the manor and held estates in that shire in the year 1254. John le Hyne was listed in the Hundredorum Rolls of 1273 in Oxford, and Robert le Hine was listed in Suffolk in the same rolls. The Writs of Parliament of 1313 show Stephen le Hine.

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Hines Spelling Variations


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Hines Spelling Variations



Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Hines has undergone many spelling variations, including Hines, Hine, Hyne, Hynes and others.

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Hines Early History


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Hines Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hines research. Another 191 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1254 and are included under the topic Early Hines History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hines Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hines Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Hines Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hines In Ireland


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Hines In Ireland



Some of the Hines family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 109 words (8 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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



To escape the unstable social climate in England of this time, many families boarded ships for the New World with the hope of finding land, opportunity, and greater religious and political freedom. Although the voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, those families that arrived often found greater opportunities and freedoms than they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Hines were among those contributors:

Hines Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • William Hines, who landed in Virginia in 1629

Hines Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • James Hines settled in Boston in 1716
  • John Hines, who arrived in New England in 1724

Hines Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Jane Hines, aged 22, landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1804
  • Martin Hines, who arrived in Maryland in 1812
  • Felix Hines, aged 22, landed in New York in 1812
  • Sarah Hines, aged 25, arrived in America in 1822
  • Patrick Hines, who landed in Mississippi in 1840
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Hines Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Joseph, Hines Sr., who arrived in Wisconsin in 1909

Hines Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Thomas Hines, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1750
  • Mr. Benjamin Hines U.E., "Baker" who settled in Canada c. 1784 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Hines Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Philip Hines, settled at Holyrood Head, Newfoundland in 1801 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0
  • William Hines landed in Bay Bulls, Newfoundland in 1803 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0
  • Pat Hines came to Harbour Grace in 1808
  • John Hines from County Tipperary, Ireland was married in St. John's, Newfoundland in 1809 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0
  • David Hines, aged 27, a labourer, arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1838 aboard the schooner "Susan Jane" from Ballyshannon, Ireland

Hines Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Robert Hines, aged 38, a mason, arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Magdelana"
  • Michael Hines, aged 22, a labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1856 aboard the ship "Duchess of Northumberland"
  • Mary Ann Hines, aged 18, a domestic servant, arrived in South Australia in 1859 aboard the ship "North"

Hines Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Robert Hines, aged 22, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Rooparell" in 1874
  • Emily C. Hines, aged 20, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Rooparell" in 1874

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Contemporary Notables of the name Hines (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Hines (post 1700)



  • General John Leonard Hines (1868-1968), American soldier who served as Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army from 1924 to 1926, awarded the Distinguished Service Cross in 1918
  • Charles A. Hines (1935-2013), American Army Major General, Commander of Fort McClellan (19891994)
  • Brigadier-General Charles Hines (1888-1966), American Commanding General Anti-Aircraft Artillery, 3rd Army (1944-1945)
  • Duncan Hines (1880-1959), American pioneer of restaurant ratings for travelers
  • Pamela Hines (b. 1962), American jazz pianist
  • Gregory Oliver Hines (1946-2003), Tony Award-winning American actor, singer, dancer, and choreographer
  • Milton Hines (1926-2009), original name of Soupy Sales, American comedian, actor, radio-TV personality and host
  • Melvin Barry Hines FRSL (1939-2016), English author, best known for the novel A Kestrel for a Knave (1968)
  • Sherman Hines, world-renowned Canadian photographer with six degrees in professional photography and two gold medals of excellence

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Hines Historic Events


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Hines Historic Events




Halifax Explosion

  • Mr. John W. Hines (1895-1917), Canadian resident from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada who died in the Halifax Explosion on 6th December 1917

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Suggested Readings for the name Hines


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Suggested Readings for the name Hines



  • Hines and Allied Families: Some Descendants of William Hines of Sussex County, Virginia (ca. 1690-1760) and a Record of Their Principal Allied Families, Watson (Virginia, Mississippi); Shackleford (Virginia, South Carolina, Georgia); Nisbet (North Carolina, Georgia); and Kennon (Virginia) by Benjamin McFarland Hines.
  • John William Hines, born c. 1600 in Londonderry, Ireland: His Descendants, Principally of North Carolina and Virginia, and their Associated Families by William Neal Hurley.

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Hines Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  2. ^ Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0

Other References

  1. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  2. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  3. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  4. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  5. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  6. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  7. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
  8. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
  9. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
  10. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
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The Hines Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hines 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 19 November 2016 at 09:30.

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