Huffines History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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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.
Important Dates for the Huffines family
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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.
Early Notables of the Huffines family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Huffines family
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 ".
Contemporary Notables of the name Huffines (post 1700)
- Phillip Huffines, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 2012 
- James Huffines, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 2008 
- Donald Huffines, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 2008, 2012 
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