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Hays Genealogy & History

Hays is a locational English and Irish name, derived from the Old English "haes", meaning brushwood or Middle English "hay/haye", meaning enclosure. Since spelling up to about 1800 was strictly phonetic, Hays can be interchangeable with Hayes in Hays genealogy, and variations include Hayse and Hay/Haye. While Hays/Hayes are both English/Irish names, Hay/Haye is primarily Scottish. The Hays family history includes a feudal manor in Sussex in ancient times, with other Hays families found in Cheshire, Lancashire, Nottinghamshire, and Yorkshire. In Scotland, the family primarily resided in Lanarkshire, Angus, Renfrewshire and Stirlingshire. The first Hays immigrant in America was in Maryland in 1667.


Hays Birth Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
Allen Hays-- --, 1921July 16,2010NJ
Balum Hays-- --, 1892April ,1967TN
C Jean Hays-- --, 1907October 22,1988IA
D Janet Hays-- --, 1924July 12,2010CO

Hays Death Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
E Allene Hays-- --, 1905January ,1986Corona Del Mar,CA
Fae Hays-- --, 1914March 10,1998Rockford,OH
Gabriel Hays-- --, 1918July ,1965Alexandria,VA
H Louise Hays-- --, 1929November 11,2007Chambersburg,PA

Hays Marriage Records

NameSpouseMarriage DateLocation
George HaysEvelyn HoodJanuary 4,1941Wake, NC
John HaysAnne LinebergerJune 27,1947Wake, NC
Thomas HaysStephanie MitchinerJuly 28,1990Wake, NC
Kelley HaysRenee EvansMay 13,2000Randall, TX

Most Common Surnames After Hays

730th: Baird731st: Raymond
732nd: Middleton733rd: Haley
734th: McMillan735th: Ayers
736th: Frey737th: Calhoun
738th: Whitney739th: McIntosh

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