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Origin and popularity of the name HAYE

Origin

Haye : 1: North German East Frisian and Dutch: from a personal name Frisian Hajo ancient Germanic Haio; or from a short form of the female name Hadewig composed of the elements hadu ‘battle strife’ + wīg ‘war’.2: German: variant of Hey 4 5.3: English (Yorkshire): variant of Hay.4: French: topographic name for someone who lived by an enclosure from Old French haye ‘hedge’.

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Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press
FANBI : The Oxford Dictionary if Family Names in Britain and Ireland, ©2016, University of the West of England
FANBI : The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain, ©2021, University of the West of England

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