Norman Conquest of 1066. The Vin family lived in Gloucestershire. Their name refers to the original bearer would have lived near a vineyard.
Early Origins of the Vin family
Gloucestershire, where they held a family seat from early times.
Early History of the Vin family
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Vin Spelling Variations
spelling variations. This is largely due to the fact that Old and Middle English lacked any spelling rules when Norman French was introduced in the 11th century. The languages of the English courts at that time were French and Latin. These various languages mixed quite freely in the evolving social milieu. The final element of this mix is that medieval scribes spelled words according to their sounds rather than any definite rules, so a name was often spelled in as many different ways as the number of documents it appeared in. The name was spelled Vine, Vines, Vinn, Veyn, Vein and others.
Early Notables of the Vin family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Vin family to Ireland
Some of the Vin family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. More information about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Vin family to the New World and Oceana
Because of the political and religious discontent in England, families began to migrate abroad in enormous numbers. Faced with persecution and starvation at home, the open frontiers and generally less oppressive social environment of the New World seemed tantalizing indeed to many English people. The trip was difficult, and not all made it unscathed, but many of those who did get to Canada and the United States made important contributions to the young nations in which they settled. Some of the first North American settlers with Vin name or one of its variants:
Vin Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
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