When Anna Hasty was born on 24 June 1744, in Scarborough, Cumberland, Maine, United States, her father, William Hasty, was 26 and her mother, Hannah Fogg, was 24. She married John Hoyt on 17 January 1765, in Scarborough, Cumberland, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 8 August 1826, in Durham, Androscoggin, Maine, United States, at the age of 82.
English (of Norman origin): from the personal name Asti, a shortened form of Astin, a pet form of Asketin, derived from Old Norse Ásketill, composed of the elements áss ‘god’ + ketill ‘sacrificial cauldron, helmet’. Compare Haskell and Astin .
English: possibly a habitational name from Ashday in Southowram (Yorkshire). The placename may derive from Old English ēast ‘eastern, east’ + (ge)hæg ‘enclosure’ or hēah ‘high place’.
Scottish: nickname for a brisk or impetuous person, or possibly for a messenger, from Older Scots hastie, Middle English hasty, hastif ‘speedy, quick’, also ‘impetuous, hot-tempered’ (Old French hastif).