Ind History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Soon after the Norman Conquest of England in 1066, the name Ind was recognized on the island as a name for a person who was gentle or timid. The name Ind is derived from the Old English word hind, which refers to a female deer. [1]

Early Origins of the Ind family

The surname Ind was first found in Essex, where Cristiana Henry Hynde was listed in the Assize Rolls for 1285, and again in the Subsidy Rolls for Staffordshire in 1332. [1]

Early History of the Ind family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ind research. Another 88 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1557, 1569, 1629, 1569, 1586, 1550, 1606, 1652, 1648, 1649, 1651, 1652 and are included under the topic Early Ind History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Ind Spelling Variations

Norman surnames are characterized by a multitude of spelling variations. The frequent changes in surnames are largely due to the fact that the Old and Middle English languages lacked definite spelling rules. The introduction of Norman French to England, as well as the official court languages of Latin and French, also had pronounced influences on the spelling of surnames. Since medieval scribes and church officials recorded names as they sounded, rather than adhering to any specific spelling rules, it was common to find the same individual referred to with different spellings. The name has been spelled Hind, Hinde, Hynd, Hynde, Hynds, Hinds and others.

Early Notables of the Ind family (pre 1700)

Outstanding amongst the family at this time was William Hinde (1569?-1629), English Puritan divine, born at Kendal, Westmoreland, about 1569, entered Queen's College, Oxford, in Michaelmas term 1586 as a servitor, but was elected successively tabarder and perpetual fellow. [2] Sir John Hynde (d. 1550), was an early English judge, of a family settled at Madingley in Cambridgeshire, and was educated at Cambridge. [2] John Hynde ( fl. 1606), was an English romancer, probably grandson of Sir John Hynde, the judge [q. v.] [2] On the infamous side, James Hind (d. 1652), was an English highwayman, son of a saddler of Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire and...
Another 221 words (16 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Ind Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Ireland Migration of the Ind family to Ireland

Some of the Ind family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 57 words (4 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


Australia Ind migration to Australia +

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

Ind Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • George Ind, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Lady Emma" in 1837 [3]
  • George Frederick Ind, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Lady Emma" in 1837 [3]
  • Harriet Ind, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Lady Emma" in 1837 [3]
  • Joseph Ind, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Lady Emma" in 1837 [3]
  • Jane Louisa Ind, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Lady Emma" in 1837 [3]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Ind (post 1700) +

  • William "Bill" Ind (b. 1942), retired English Anglican cleric, Bishop of Truro (1997-2008)
  • Peter Ind (b. 1928), British jazz double-bassist and record producer from Middlesex


  1. ^ Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
  2. ^ Smith, George (ed), Dictionary of National Biography. London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1885-1900. Print
  3. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) LADY EMMA 1837. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1837LadyEmma.htm


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