When Ezekiel Hayes was born on 21 February 1720, in Dover MM, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Ichabod Hayes, was 28 and his mother, Abigail Evens, was 27. He died after 1740, at the age of 8279.
Irish (Cork): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAodha ‘descendant of Aodh’, a personal name meaning ‘fire’. Compare McCoy . In some cases especially in County Wexford, the surname is of English origin (see below), having been taken to Ireland by the Normans.
English: variant of Hay , with post-medieval excrescent -s.
English: topographic name from the plural form of Middle English hay(e), heye, heghe ‘enclosure’ (see Hay ), sometimes used as a collective noun for a farm, especially in Devon, where it is a frequent minor placename. Compare Hain .
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