Hynard History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The Anglo-Saxon 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.

Important Dates for the Hynard family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hynard research. Another 77 words (6 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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Hynard migration to Australia

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Hynard Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

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 [2]


  1. ^ 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
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 22) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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