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Origin and popularity of the name HAYNES

Origin

Haynes : 1: English: variant of Hayne with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s; see Hain. Compare Hains.2: English: habitational name from Haynes (Bedfordshire) which may derive from Old English hagenas plural form of hagen ‘enclosure’.3: English: in English counties bordering Wales perhaps from the Welsh personal name Einws (a pet form of Welsh Einion) with a prosthetic H-; see also Enos. While this is linguistically possible there is no evidence yet to show that it was the origin of the surname.4: Irish: variant of Hines.

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Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press
FANBI : The Oxford Dictionary if Family Names in Britain and Ireland, ©2016, University of the West of England
FANBI : The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain, ©2021, University of the West of England

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