When Hershel Raymond Hinman was born on 11 August 1907, in Greene, Indiana, United States, his father, Jonathan Lee "Al" Hinman, was 33 and his mother, Margaret Leona Jeffers, was 34. He had at least 1 daughter with Marie S Fruth. He immigrated to New York City, New York, United States in 1944 and lived in Washington Township, Greene, Indiana, United States in 1920 and Akron, Summit, Ohio, United States in 1930. He died on 28 May 1993, in Vincennes, Vincennes Township, Knox, Indiana, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Vincennes, Vincennes Township, Knox, Indiana, United States.
probably an occupational name for someone who looked after the hens, from Middle English hen(ne) ‘hen’ + man ‘man’, though in some instances it may have been used for the servant (Middle English man) of a man called Hann or Henn (see Hann and Henn ).
variant of Inman with prosthetic H-.