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The name Hynson is from the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of the Britain and comes from son of Hind.
The surname Hynson was first found in Yorkshire, where they held a family seat from very early times.
The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Hynson has been spelled many different ways, including Hinson, Hineson, Hindson, Hyneson, Hynson and others.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hynson research. Another 274 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1379, 1507, 1617, and 1673 are included under the topic Early Hynson History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Hynson Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the Hynson family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 132 words (9 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products.
Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Hynsons to arrive in North America:
Hynson Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
The Hynson Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hynson Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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