When Henry Edwin Day was born on 23 December 1884, in Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States, his father, Edwin Summers Day, was 27 and his mother, Mariah Josephine Johnson, was 21. He married Lillian Beal on 17 June 1914, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Spring Canyon, Carbon, Utah, United States in 1930 and Election Precinct 12 Spring Canyon, Carbon, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 21 June 1973, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Orem, Utah, Utah, United States.
English: occupational name from Middle English day(e), dey(e) ‘dairyman or dairymaid’. Originally used only of women, it was later used of men with the sense ‘man in charge of the dairy cattle’. This is probably the most common source of the surname.
English: from the Middle English personal name Day(e) or Dey. In western England this is probably a pet form of David , but in northern England and perhaps elsewhere also it is a late Middle English variant of Daw, a pet form of Ralph (see Daw , Dakin ).
Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Deaghaidh (see O'Dea ).
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