Heino Family History
Heino Name Meaning
Finnish: habitational name from farms so named from the personal name Heino the Finnish vernacular form of German Heinrich (see Henry ). Established as a hereditary surname since the 19th century in southwestern Finland. During the name-changing campaigns of the early 20th century largely adopted as an ornamental name under the influence of the word heinä ‘hay’ (compare Laine ). In the US the surname Heino is also found as a shortened form of the cognate Heinonen . German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from a pet form of Heinrich .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press