Nay Family History
14-Day Free Trial
Nay Name Meaning
Scottish and Irish: reduced form of McNay. English: variant of Nye. French: habitational name from places so called in Manche and Pyrénées Atlantiques, possibly named with Latin Nadium, from a Gaulish personal name, Nadius. Dutch: metonymic occupational name for a tailor or embroiderer, from a derivative of naaien ‘to sew’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): Yiddish equivalent of German Neu.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: May, Ney, Hay, Kay, Say, Ray, Lay, Nau, Pay, Gay