name Hynard comes from when the family resided in the region of Inwood
in the west of England
. Hynard is a topographic
surname, which was given to a person who resided near a physical feature such as a hill, stream, church, or type of tree. Habitation
names form the other broad category of surnames that were derived from place-names. They were derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads. Other local
names are derived from the names of houses, manors, estates, regions, and entire counties.
Early Origins of the Hynard family
The surname Hynard was first found in Norfolk
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.
Early History of the Hynard family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hynard research.Another 304 words (22 lines of text) covering the year 1327 is included under the topic Early Hynard History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Hynard 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 Hynard include Inwood, Intwood, Inward and others.
Early Notables of the Hynard family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Hynard family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Hynard Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
- Robert Hynard, English convict from Suffolk, who was transported aboard the "Ann" on August 1809, settling in New South Wales, Australia CITATION[CLOSE]
State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Ann voyage to New South Wales, Australia in 1809 with 200 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/ann/1809
Contemporary Notables of the name Hynard (post 1700)
- David Hynard, American politician, Member of New Jersey State House of Assembly from Sussex County, 1841-42 CITATION[CLOSE]
The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 22) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html