Meaning and Origin of: Hines

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Hebrew : God is gracious

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Last name origin & 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.