Early Origins of the Waines family
The surname Waines was first found in Essex
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 1319 when John and Richard Wayn held estates in that county.
Early History of the Waines family
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Waines Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Wayne, Wain, Wein, Waines, Waine, Weyne, Weyn, Wainman, Waynman, Waynman, Weynman, Wenman, Whenman, Wheynman, Wainer and many more.
Early Notables of the Waines family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Waines family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Waines Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
- George Waines, who arrived in Virginia in 1653 CITATION[CLOSE]
Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
Waines Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
- Robert George Waines, aged 18, a labourer, who arrived in Lyttelton, New Zealand aboard the ship "Ballochmyle" in 1874
The Waines Motto
The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.
Motto: Tempus et casus accidit omnibus
Motto Translation: Time and chance occurs for all