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Haines Surname Origin

Camden derives the name from Ainulph, and that from Ana, alone, and ulph, Saxon, help, that is one who needs not the assistance of others. Haine, a river in Belgium. Haine, French, signifies malicious, full of hatred. Hain, German, a wood, forest, thicket, grove.

Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.

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'We are all omnibuses in which our ancestors ride, and every now and then one of them sticks his head out and embarrasses us.' --Oliver Wendell Homes

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