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Hines Family History

Hines Name Meaning
Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hEidhin ‘descendant of Eidhin’, a personal name or byname of uncertain origin. It may be a derivative of eidhean ‘ivy’, or it may represent an altered form of the place name Aidhne. The principal family of this name is descended from Guaire of Aidhne, King of Connacht. From the 7th century for over a thousand years they were chiefs of a territory in County Galway.English: patronymic from Hine.Americanized spelling of German Heins or Heinz.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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390,051 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
61,285 Military Records
17,842 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Hines Families

  • Number of Hines families
     327 - 651
     110 - 326
     1 - 109
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Hines families
     263 - 524
     88 - 262
     1 - 87
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Hines families
     9 - 15
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Hines Family Origin

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Hines Immigration Information

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Hines Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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