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The ancient and distinguished German surname Huffines is composed of two elements: "Hof," meaning "farm, estate, or court," and "Heinz," a diminutive of "Heinrich." Thus, it is likely that the progenitor of the surname was someone who lived on the estate or farm of a man known as Heinz.

Early Origins of the Huffines family


The surname Huffines was first found in Hessen, where the ancestral home of the family is thought to be located. The young Huffines family played a major role in the early history of the region, and contributed greatly to the development of medieval Hessian society.

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Early History of the Huffines family

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Early History of the Huffines family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Huffines research.
Another 283 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1620, 1636, 1701, 1725, 1806 and 1891 are included under the topic Early Huffines History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Huffines Spelling Variations

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Huffines Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Hofheinz, Hoffheinz, Hofheintz, Hoffheintz, Huffins, Huffines, Huffin, Huffine, Hoffin and many more.

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Early Notables of the Huffines family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Huffines family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Huffines family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Huffines family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Johann Jacob Hofheintz, who sailed from Rotterdam, Holland to Philadelphia on the ship "Two Brothers" in 1751; his brothers Johann Adam and Johann Daniel Hofheintz, who departed from Rotterdam, Holland aboard the ship "Pallas" and arrived in Philadelphia in 1763.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Huffines (post 1700)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Huffines (post 1700)


  • Phillip Huffines, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 2012 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • James Huffines, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 2008 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Donald Huffines, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 2008, 2012 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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