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The Irish surnames in use today are underpinned by a multitude of rich histories. The name Hiney originally appeared in Gaelic as O hEighnigh.

Hiney Early Origins



The surname Hiney was first found in County Londonderry (Irish: Doire), a Northern Irish county also known as Derry, in the province of Ulster, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Hiney Spelling Variations


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Hiney Spelling Variations



Numerous spelling variations of the surname Hiney exist. A partial explanation for these variants is that ancient scribes and church officials recorded names as they were pronounced, often resulting in a single person being recorded under several different spellings. Different spellings that were found include Heaney, Heany, Hegney, Hegeany, Heagney, Heeney and others.

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Hiney Early History


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Hiney Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hiney research. Another 225 words (16 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hiney History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hiney Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hiney Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Hiney 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



The 19th century saw a great wave of Irish migrating out of their homeland in a great measure due to the oppressive imperial policies of the English government and landowners. Many of these Irish families sailed to North America aboard overcrowded passenger ships. By far, the largest influx of Irish immigrants to North America occurred with Great Potato Famine during the late 1840s. These particular immigrants were instrumental in creation of the United States and Canada as major industrial nations because the many essential elements such as the roadways, canals, bridges, and railways required an enormous quantity of cheap labor, which these poor immigrants provided. Later generations of Irish in these countries also went on to make valuable contributions in such fields as the arts, commerce, politics, and education. Extensive research into immigration and passenger lists has revealed many early immigrants bearing the name Hiney:

Hiney Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Edward Hiney, who landed in Virginia in 1703

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Hiney Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    3. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. Land Owners in Ireland. Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1203-3).
    6. Kennedy, Patrick. Kennedy's Book of Arms. Canterbury: Achievements, 1967. Print.
    7. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    8. MacLysaght, Edward. The Surnames of Ireland 3rd Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1978. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2278-0).
    9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    10. Tepper, Michael Ed & Elizabeth P. Bentley Transcriber. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of Philadelphia 1800-1819. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1986. Print.
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    The Hiney Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hiney 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 8 January 2015 at 09:38.

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