The name Hyndme is part of the ancient legacy of the Anglo-Saxon
tribes of Britain. The name was taken on by someone who worked as a keeper of the deer.
The surname Hyndme originally derived from the Old English word hinde
which referred to someone who tended the deer.
A quote from Geoffrey Chaucer's Canterbury Tales underlines the occupation: Ther n'as baillif, ne herde, ne other hine.
Early Origins of the Hyndme family
The surname Hyndme was first found in Oxfordshire
, where one of the first on record was Robert Hine who was Lord of the manor and held estates in that shire in the year 1254. John le Hyne was listed in the Hundredorum Rolls
of 1273 in Oxford, and Robert le Hine was listed in Suffolk
in the same rolls. The Writs of Parliament of 1313 show Stephen le Hine.
Early History of the Hyndme family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hyndme research.Another 191 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1254 and are included under the topic Early Hyndme History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Hyndme 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 Hyndme include Hines, Hine, Hyne, Hynes and others.
Early Notables of the Hyndme family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Hyndme family to Ireland
Some of the Hyndme family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.Another 109 words (8 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Hyndme family to the New World and Oceana
A great wave of immigration to the New World was the result of the enormous political and religious disarray that struck England
at that time. Families left for the New World in extremely large numbers. The long journey was the end of many immigrants and many more arrived sick and starving. Still, those who made it were rewarded with an opportunity far greater than they had known at home in England
. These emigrant families went on to make significant contributions to these emerging colonies in which they settled. Some of the first North American settlers carried this name or one of its variants: Thomas and Anthony Hine settled in Virginia in 1653; James Hines settled in Boston in 1716; Jane Hine settled in New England
in 1769; James, Jane, Michael, Patrick and William Hines all arrived in Philadelphia between 1840 and 1860. In Newfoundland, Philip Hines settled at Holyrood Head in 1801.