Richard Day

1683–
Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Richard

When Richard Day was born in 1683, in Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, his father, John Day Sr., was 43 and his mother, Sarah Pengry, was 39. He married Mrs Richard Day about 1708, in Staplehurst, Kent, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son.

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Family Time Line

Richard Day
1683–
Mrs Richard Day
1687–
Marriage: about 1708
Day
1708–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1708Staplehurst, Kent, England, United Kingdom
  • Children

    (1)

      Male1708–Male

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name from Middle English day(e), dey(e) ‘dairyman or dairymaid’. Originally used only of women, it was later used of men with the sense ‘man in charge of the dairy cattle’. This is probably the most common source of the surname.English: from the Middle English personal name Day(e) or Dey. In western England this is probably a pet form of David , but in northern England and perhaps elsewhere also it is a late Middle English variant of Daw, a pet form of Ralph (see Daw , Dakin ).Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Deaghaidh (see O'Dea ).

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Goody
    Daigh
    Days
    David
    Daye
    Daymon
    Dey
    Diamond

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