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Origins and History

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"HYND. From the occupation, a Tiind,' peasant, Middle English hine, the d being excrescent. The earliest references to the name connect it with Glasgow. David Hyne or Hynde appears as burgess there between 1454 and 1460 (LCD., p. 179, 252; REG., p. 412), and Robert Hyne in 1456 (REG., p. 406). George Hynd or Hynde was citizen of Glasgow, 1472, and Patrick Hyne was burgess of Linlithgow in the same year (Sc. Ant., xvn, p. 116, 118). William Hynd held a land in Glasgow, 1496, and Christine Hynd held a tenement there in 1500 (REG., p. 493, 501). Thomas Hynd and David Hynd, followers of the earl of Cassilis, were respited for murder in 1526 (RSS., I, 3386), and Riche Hynd appears in Dunfermline, 1577 (Dunfermline). "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)

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Some Famous People with the surname of Hynd

Wikipedia John Burns Hynd (4 April 1902 ? 8 November 1971) was a British Labour politician.
Wikipedia John Roger Shankly Hynd (born 2 February 1942 in Falkirk), known as Roger Hynd, is a former Scottish professional footballer who played as a centre-half.