Meaning and Origin of: Haye

Family name origins & meanings

  • Dutch and Frisian : from a personal name, Frisian Hajo, Germanic Haio; or from a short form of the feminine name Hadewig, composed of the elements hadu ‘battle’, ‘strife’ + wīg ‘war’.
  • German : variant of Hey 4, 5.
  • French : topographic name from Old French haye ‘hedge’.
  • Scottish and English : variant spelling of Hay 1–3.