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 and Old English word hind, which refers to a female deer. A broad and miscellaneous class of surnames, nickname surnames referred to a characteristic of the first person who used the name. They can describe the bearer's favored style of clothing, appearance, habits, or character.
Early Origins of the Ind family
Buckinghamshire where they held a family seat from very early times and were granted lands by Duke William of Normandy, their liege Lord, for their distinguished assistance at the Battle of Hastings in 1066 A.D.
Early History of the Ind family
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Ind Spelling Variations
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)
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Migration of the Ind family to Ireland
Some of the Ind family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Ind family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Ind Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Ind (post 1700)
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