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The name Hintay is of Anglo-Saxon origin. It was name for a person with a mild temperment. The surname Hintay is derived from the Old English word hendy, which means courteous, kind, and gentle. This word was also often used as a personal name. A broad and miscellaneous class of surnames, nickname surnames referred to a characteristic of the first person who used the name. They can describe the bearer's favored style of clothing, appearance, habits, or character.

Early Origins of the Hintay family


The surname Hintay was first found in Surrey where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Early History of the Hintay family

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Early History of the Hintay family


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Another 179 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1198 and 1391 are included under the topic Early Hintay History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hintay Spelling Variations

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Hintay 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 Hintay have been found, including Hendy, Henday, Hendey, Hendley and others.

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Early Notables of the Hintay family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Hintay family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Hintay family to Ireland

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Migration of the Hintay family to Ireland


Some of the Hintay family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. More information about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Migration of the Hintay family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Hintay family to the New World and Oceana


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 powerful new nations. Among early immigrants of the Hintay surname to cross the Atlantic and come to North America were: Richard Hendy settled in Barbados in 1679.

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