Last name origins & meanings:
- English (Shropshire): from the Welsh personal name
Einws, a diminutive of Einion (of uncertain origin,
popularly associated with einion ‘anvil’).
- English: patronymic from the medieval personal name Hain
- English: habitational name from Haynes in Bedfordshire. This
name first appears in Domesday Book as Hagenes, which Mills
derives from the plural of Old English hægen, hagen
- Irish: variant of Hines.
- John Haynes (?1594–1653) had emigrated from Essex,
England, where his father was lord of the manor of Copford Hall near
Colchester, to MA, where he was governor in 1635. He moved to CT, and was the colony's first governor (1639–53/54).
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