Hay's Family History

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Hay's Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Hayes, Hays, Hay, Hayer, Haas, Haynes, Hass, Hans, Havas, Haye

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Hay's Family Origin

Where is the Hay's family from?

Hay's Family Occupations

What did your Hay's ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Dry Goods and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Hay's. The most common Hay's occupation in the USA was Dry Goods. 50% of Hay's's were Dry Goodss.

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  • Dry Goods

  • Farmer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Hay's ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Hay's Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 325,000 census records available for the last name Hay's. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hay's census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 18,000 immigration records available for the last name Hay's. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 62,000 military records available for the last name Hay's. For the veterans among your Hay's ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hay's Life Expectancy

What is the average Hay's lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hay's ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hay's

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