Nevil Hayes

Brief Life History 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
1857–1915
Mary Skinner Hayes
1859–
Nevil Hayes
1860–

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

Name Meaning

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 .

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

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