The English and Welsh surname Hayne, also found in Ireland, is derived from the Welsh personal name Einws. The name may also be an habitational name from Haynes in Bedfordshire. The first recorded spelling of the family name is shown to be that of Alice Heynes, which was dated 1327, in the "Subsidy Rolls of Somerset." Henry Haynes, an early settler in America, was recorded in Virginia in 1622. Today there are approximately 1100 bearers of the name Hayne living in the US.
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