Wines History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Wines family

The surname Wines was first found in Moray, where they were anciently descended from a Chief named Berowald who obtained a charter from King Malcolm IV of Scotland of the lands of Ineess at Easter Urquhart in the province of Elgin.

Early History of the Wines family

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Wines Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Wyness, Wynes, Wyndis, Wyndes, Wynhouse, Wines and many more.

Early Notables of the Wines family (pre 1700)

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Wines Ranking

In the United States, the name Wines is the 8,153rd most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. [1]

United States Wines migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Wines Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Faunetnot Wines, who arrived in New England in 1634-1635 [2]
  • Barnabas Wines, who arrived in Watertown, Massachusetts in 1635 [2]
  • Enoch Wines, who landed in Virginia in 1665 [2]

Australia Wines migration to Australia +

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Wines Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Mr. Simeon Wines, (Simon), (b. 1812), aged 20, English labourer who was convicted in Somerset, England for 14 years for stealing, transported aboard the "Circassian" on 4th November 1832, arriving in Tasmania (Van Diemen's Land), he died in 1879 [3]
  • Mr. John Wines, English convict who was convicted in Middlesex, England for 7 years, transported aboard the "Atlas" on 27th April 1833, arriving in Tasmania (Van Diemen's Land) [4]
  • Miss Louisa Wines who was convicted in Middlesex, England for 14 years, transported aboard the "Edward" on 23rd April 1834, arriving in Tasmania, (Van Diemen's Land) [5]
  • John Wines, aged 32, who arrived in South Australia in 1852 aboard the ship "Sultana" [6]

Contemporary Notables of the name Wines (post 1700) +

  • James Wines, American Democratic Party politician, Candidate in primary for Michigan State House of Representatives 51st District, 1978 [7]
  • Guy W. Wines, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 1868 [7]
  • Martin Wines, American politician in the U.S. state of Indiana
  • Stephen Michael Wines (b. 1951), American journalist
  • James Wines (b. 1932), American artist/architect associated with environmental design
  • Earle Wines, long standing British wine and spirit merchant
  • Clinton Wines (1922-2006), Australian rules footballer
  • William Wines Phelps (1792-1872), early American leader of the Latter Day Saints

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  2. ^ 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)
  3. ^ Convict Records of Australia (Retrieved 8th February 2021, retrieved from
  4. ^ Convict Records Voyages to Australia (Retrieved 14th July 2020). Retrieved from
  5. ^ Convict Records Voyages to Australia (Retrieved 25th January 2022). Retrieved from
  6. ^ South Australian Register Tuesday 3 February 1852. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) SULTANA 1852. Retrieved
  7. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 26) . Retrieved from on Facebook