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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


Similar surnames: Hynes, Hiner, Mines, Hine, Hiney, Pines, Kines, Hinks, Henes, Jines

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Hines Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Hines name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Hines. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    46%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    19%

  • Germanic Europe

    7%

  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples

    6%

  • Benin/Togo

    4%

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Hines Family Origin

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Hines Family Occupations

What did your Hines ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hines family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hines. The most common Hines occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Hines's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

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Hines Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 315,000 census records available for the last name Hines. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hines census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 20,000 immigration records available for the last name Hines. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 63,000 military records available for the last name Hines. For the veterans among your Hines ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hines Life Expectancy

What is the average Hines lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Hines life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Hines in 1940 was 43, and 72 in 2004.

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