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Hayes (countable and uncountable, plural Hayeses)

  1. A surname
    1. An English habitational surname from Old English.
    2. A surname from Irish, anglicised from Ó hAodha (descendant of Aodh)
  2. A placename
    1. Any of a number of places; those outside Britain named for persons with the surname.
    2. A number of places in the United Kingdom
      1. A suburb of the borough of Hillingdon, Greater London, England.
      2. A suburb of the borough of Bromley, Greater London.
    3. A commune in Moselle department, Grand Est, France.
    4. A settlement in Jamaica.
    5. A rural locality in Derwent Valley Council area, Tasmania, Australia.
    6. A number of places in the United States:
      1. A former settlement in Fresno County, California.
      2. A census-designated place in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana.
      3. An unincorporated community in Stanley County, South Dakota.
      4. An unincorporated community in the town of How, Oconto County, Wisconsin.
      5. A number of townships in the United States, listed under Hayes Township.

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  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Hayes is the 127th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 194,246 individuals. Hayes is most common among White (69.38%) and Black (24.69%) individuals.


  • Guus Kroonen, “Reflections on the o/zero-Ablaut in the Germanic Iterative Verbs”, in The Indo-European Verb: Proceedings of the Conference of the Society for Indo-European Studies, Los Angeles, 13-15 September 2010, Wiesbaden: Reichert Verlag, 2012