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The surname Kinne was first found in Lincolnshire
where they held a family seat
as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1260 when Pestell Kin held estates in that shire.
The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Kinne has been recorded under many different variations, including Kin, Kinn, Kine, Kins, Kinne, Kyne, Cyne, Kyn and others.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kinne research. Another 294 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1180, 1268, 1271, 1329, 1455, and 1487 are included under the topic Early Kinne History in all our PDF Extended History products
More information is included under the topic Early Kinne Notables in all our PDF Extended History products
For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England
made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Kinne or a variant listed above:
Kinne Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
- Sir Thomas Kinne, who landed in America in 1625
- Adriaan Pieterz Kinne, who arrived in New Jersey in 1660
Kinne Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- John Kinne, who arrived in New York, NY in 1816
- F W Kinne, aged 28, who settled in America from London, in 1892
- Charles H. Kinne, aged 30, who landed in America, in 1895
Kinne Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Hugh T. Kinne, aged 28, who settled in America, in 1906
- Marion Kinne, aged 26, who landed in America, in 1908
- Flora Kinne, aged 25, who landed in America, in 1909
- Burdette Kinne, aged 33, who landed in America, in 1919
- C. Wesley Kinne, aged 22, who emigrated to the United States, in 1919
- W. B. Kinne (d. 1929), American Republican politician, Lieutenant Governor of Idaho, 1929
- W. B. Kinne, American Republican politician, 17th Lieutenant Governor of Idaho
- Ryan Kinne (b. 1989), American soccer player
- Hiram Kinne, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Otsego County, 1833
- Harry C. Kinne, American politician, Village President of Wilmette, Illinois, 1935-42
- Elam A. Kinne, American Republican politician, Member of Connecticut State House of Representatives from Voluntown; Elected 1906
- Edward DeWitt Kinne (1842-1921), American Republican politician, Mayor of Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1875-77; Member of Michigan State House of Representatives from Washtenaw County 2nd District, 1881-82
- Daniel Kinne, American politician, Delegate to Michigan State Constitutional Convention, 1850
- Charles H. Kinne, American Democrat politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly from Seneca County, 1928
- C. Mason Kinne (d. 1913), American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1880
- Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
- Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
- Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
- Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
- Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
- MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
- Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
- Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
- Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
- Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
The Kinne Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kinne 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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