Nevil Hayes

1860–
Hull, Yorkshire, England

The Life of Nevil

When Nevil Hayes was born in 1860, in Hull, Yorkshire, England, his father, Richard Hayes, was 42 and his mother, Sarah Day Pells, was 36.

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Family Time Line

Richard Hayes
1818–
Sarah Day Pells
1824–1891
Charles Richard Hayes
1853–
Thomas Henry Hayes
1863–1918
Benjamin Hayes
1854–1862
John William Hayes
1858–
Mary Skinner Hayes
1859–
Nevil Hayes
1860–
Harold Hayes
1870–

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Name Meaning

1 Irish: reduced 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.2 English: habitational name from any of various places, for example in Devon and Worcestershire, so called from the plural of Middle English hay ‘enclosure’ ( see Hay 1), or a topographic name from the same word.3 English: habitational name from any of various places, for example in Dorset, Greater London (formerly in Kent and Middlesex), and Worcestershire, so called from Old English hǣse ‘brushwood’, or a topographic name from the same word.

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

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  • Neville Hayes in household of Rich S Hayes, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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