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The name Hinkle has a long Anglo-Saxon heritage. The name comes from when a family lived at Hinckley, in Leicestershire. The place-name Hinckley is derived from the Old English personal name Hynca, and leah, an Old English word that meant "forest clearing."

Hinkle Early Origins



The surname Hinkle was first found in Leicestershire at Hinckley, a market town and parish that dates back to the Domesday Book of 1086 when it was listed as Hinchelie. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
"This place was created a barony soon after the Conquest, and was held by Hugh de Grentismenil, seneschal of England in the reigns of William Rufus and Henry I., who erected a stately castle and a church, and founded a small priory of Benedictine monks, which, before 1173, was granted as a cell to the abbey of Lyra, in Normandy, by Robert Blanchmaines, Earl of Leicester." [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

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Hinkle Spelling Variations


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Hinkle Spelling Variations



Spelling variations in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Hinkle have been found, including Hinkley, Hinkler, Hincle, Hinchley, Hinckley and others.

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Hinkle Early History


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Hinkle Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hinkle research. Another 131 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1322, 1618, 1706, 1634, 1680 and 1686 are included under the topic Early Hinkle History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hinkle Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hinkle Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 24 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hinkle 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



Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Some of the first immigrants to cross the Atlantic and come to North America bore the name Hinkle, or a variant listed above:

Hinkle Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Peter Hinkle, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1765

Hinkle Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • William Hinkle arrived in Philadelphia in 1868
  • Charles Hinkle, aged 30, who landed in America, in 1892
  • Elisab. A. Hinkle, aged 48, who emigrated to the United States from London, in 1892
  • Charles D. Hinkle, aged 20, who emigrated to the United States from London, in 1899

Hinkle Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • E. V. Hinkle, aged 56, who landed in America, in 1904
  • Anna Hinkle, aged 29, who settled in America, in 1905
  • Edward Fate Hinkle, aged 29, who landed in America, in 1905
  • A. Howard Hinkle, aged 64, who settled in America, in 1906
  • Alfred B. Hinkle, aged 41, who emigrated to the United States, in 1907
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Hinkle (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Hinkle (post 1700)



  • Phillip D. "Phil" Hinkle (b. 1946), American former politician, Member of the Indiana House of Representatives (2000-2012)
  • John Nelson Hinkle (1854-1905), American politician, 34th mayor of Columbus, Ohio (1901-1903)
  • Robert Lewis Hinkle (b. 1951), United States federal judge
  • Grant Hinkle, American poker player, winner of the 2008 World Series of Poker (WSOP)
  • Mark Hinkle (b. 1951), American libertarian activist and businessman, U.S. Libertarian Party National Chairman (2010-2012)
  • Marin Elizabeth Hinkle (b. 1966), Tanzania-born, American actress, best known for her role as Judith Harper-Melnick, Alan Harper's mean ex-wife on the hit series Two and a Half Men
  • James F. Hinkle (1864-1951), American politician, 6th Governor of New Mexico (1923-1925)
  • Paul D. "Tony" Hinkle (1899-1992), American basketball coach, inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame as a contributor in 1965
  • Lon Hinkle (b. 1949), American PGA golfer
  • Gordie Hinkle (1905-1972), American Major League Baseball catcher
  • ... (Another 4 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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  1. ^ Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
  2. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

Other References

  1. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
  2. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
  3. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  5. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
  6. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
  7. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  8. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
  9. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  10. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  11. ...

The Hinkle Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hinkle 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.

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