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The name Hinsey is of Anglo-Saxon origin and came from son of Hind.

Hinsey Early Origins



The surname Hinsey was first found in Yorkshire, where they held a family seat from very early times.

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Hinsey Spelling Variations


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Hinsey Spelling Variations



Before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago, spelling variations of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, French and other languages became incorporated into English through the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname Hinsey include Hinson, Hineson, Hindson, Hyneson, Hynson and others.

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Hinsey Early History


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Hinsey Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hinsey research. Another 274 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1379, 1507, 1617, and 1673 are included under the topic Early Hinsey History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hinsey Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hinsey Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Hinsey In Ireland


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Hinsey In Ireland



Some of the Hinsey family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 132 words (9 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



A great wave of immigration to the New World was the result of the enormous political and religious disarray that struck England at that time. Families left for the New World in extremely large numbers. The long journey was the end of many immigrants and many more arrived sick and starving. Still, those who made it were rewarded with an opportunity far greater than they had known at home in England. These emigrant families went on to make significant contributions to these emerging colonies in which they settled. Some of the first North American settlers carried this name or one of its variants:

Hinsey Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Hen Hinsey, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1753
  • J Henry Hinsey, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1753

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    2. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    3. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    4. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    5. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    6. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    7. 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.
    8. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    10. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
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    The Hinsey Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hinsey 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 27 October 2010 at 13:40.

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