The name Vyne arrived in England
after the Norman Conquest
of 1066. The Vyne family lived in Gloucestershire
. Their name refers to the original bearer would have lived near a vineyard.
Early Origins of the Vyne family
The surname Vyne was first found in Gloucestershire
, where they held a family seat
from early times.
Early History of the Vyne family
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Vyne Spelling Variations
A multitude of spelling variations
characterize Norman surnames. Many variations occurred because Old and Middle English lacked any definite spelling rules. The introduction of Norman French to England
also had a pronounced effect, as did the court languages of Latin and French. Therefore, one person was often referred to by several different spellings in a single lifetime. The various spellings include Vine, Vines, Vinn, Veyn, Vein and others.
Early Notables of the Vyne family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Vyne family to Ireland
Some of the Vyne 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 Vyne family to the New World and Oceana
Many English families left England
, to avoid the chaos of their homeland and migrated to the many British colonies abroad. Although the conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and some travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute, once in the colonies, many of the families prospered and made valuable contributions to the cultures of what would become the United States and Canada. Research into the origins of individual families in North America has revealed records of the immigration of a number of people bearing the name Vyne or a variant listed above:
Vyne Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
- Robert Vyne, who settled in Nevis in 1663 (he sailed from Bristol)