Dorothy Kay

1894–
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

The Life of Dorothy

When Dorothy Kay was born in 1894, in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, her father, John Stanley Kay, was 36 and her mother, Mary Agnes Edwards, was 37.

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Family Time Line

John Stanley Kay
1858–1929
Mary Agnes Edwards
1857–1942
Louisa Annie Kay
1887–1980
Stella Kay
1889–1921
Dorothy Kay
1894–

Parents & Siblings

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World Events (3)

1901

Age 7

First Federal election.
1901

Age 7

The Australian flag flown for the first time.
1901

Age 7

The Commonwealth of Australia is inaugurated.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname from Middle English ca ‘jackdaw’, from an unattested Old Norse . See also Daw .2 English: nickname from Middle English cai, kay, kei ‘left-handed’, ‘clumsy’.3 English: metonymic occupational name for a locksmith, from Middle English keye, kaye ‘key’. Compare Care , Kear .

Possible Related Names

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

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