Last name: HEY

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Last name frequency

HEY : This last name is indexed 75,036 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

HEY : 1: English (Yorkshire and Lancashire): variant of Hay.2: Dutch: variant mostly Americanized (or archaic) and Flemish of Heij a topographic name for someone who lived on a heath Dutch hei heide.3: German: metonymic occupational name for a grower or mower of grass from Middle High German höu ‘grass hay’.4: North German East Frisian and Dutch: from an ancient Germanic personal name formed with hag ‘fence enclosure’ as the first element.5: South German: occupational name from Middle High German heie ‘ranger warden guard’ or a topographic name from Middle High German haie ‘protected wood’.

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