Hays Name Meaning

Irish and English: variant spelling of Hayes 1–4.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Heys, Hayes, Haws, Haye, Hayn, Hayse, Hams, Ways, Hahs, Hayles

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Hays Family Origin

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Hays Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    10%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Framework Knitter

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Hays family was Framework Knitter. Coal Miner, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hays. The most common Hays occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 10% of Hays's were Coal Miners.

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Hays Historical Records

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Hays Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1941 and 2004, Hays life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Hays in 1941 was 41, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hays

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