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 Family Origin

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Hines Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Fisherman

    16%
  • Fishing

    8%
  • At School

    5%

In 1881, Farmer, Fisherman and Fishing were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hines. A less common occupation for the Hines family was At School. The most common Hines occupation in Canada was Farmer. 19% of Hines's were Farmers.

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Between 1940 and 2004, 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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