Slay Family History
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Slay Name Meaning
from Middle English slaye (Old English slege, from slean ‘to strike’), a metonymic occupational name for a slay maker, an implement used in weaving to push the weft thread tightly against the thread of the preceding pass of the shuttle. topographic name from Middle English slay ‘grassy slope’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Say, Clay, Day, Bay, Slack, Slape, Sly, Lay, Flad, Way