Last name: VINEY

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VINEY : This last name is indexed 52,333 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

VINEY : English (Hampshire and Wiltshire):: 1: from one or more of the minor places called with Middle English fin-hawe ‘wood-heap enclosure’ (Old English fīn-haga) such as Viney's Wood in Crundale (Kent) Vinehall in Mountfield (Sussex) and the lost Vinals Farm in Cuckfield (also Sussex). Pronunciation of initial f- as /v/ was common in medieval Surrey Sussex and Kent.2: from Venhay in Rose Ash (Devon) named from Old English fenn ‘marsh’ + (ge)hæg ‘enclosure’. Pronunciation of initial f- as /v/ is typical of Devon dialect.

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