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Hayner Surname Origin

(Origin German) From Hech or Hohe, high, and narr, a fool, a jester, a merry fellow, king's fool. Perhaps, like George Buchanan, who was so called, a wise and learned man.


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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