Hine Family History
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Hine Name Meaning
English (southwestern): occupational name for a servant, from Middle English hine ‘lad’, ‘servant’ (originally a collective term for a body of servants, from an Old English plural noun, hiwan ‘household’). Later in the Middle English period, the word acquired an excrescent -d (see Hind). Americanized spelling of German Hein.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press