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The Haey surname is a local name derived from the name of the Island of Hoy, written in the 13th as Haey, or "high island." The island of Hoy is the second largest in the Orkneys. There is also thought to have been a place so named near the England- Scotland border, but it no longer exists.

Haey Early Origins



The surname Haey was first found in the Island region of Orkney (Gaelic: Insi Orc, “Island of the wild pigs”) the historic northernmost island region of Scotland, an early Pictish land, which came to be a stronghold of the Vikings from the 9th century.

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Haey Spelling Variations


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Haey Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Hoy, Haey, Hooy and others.

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Haey Early History


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Haey Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Haey research. Another 65 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1607, 1653, 1659 and 1718 are included under the topic Early Haey History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Haey Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Haey Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Haey Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Haey In Ireland


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Haey In Ireland



Some of the Haey family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 177 words (13 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Haey Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Philip Haey, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1755

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Haey Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. Acts of Malcom IV 1153-65 Volume I Regesta Regum Scottorum 1153-1424. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1960. Print.
    2. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    3. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    4. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    5. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    6. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Scots Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Mordern Application of the Art and Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
    7. Prebble, John. The Highland Clearances. London: Secker & Warburg, 1963. Print.
    8. Bloxham, Ben. Key to Parochial Registers of Scotland From Earliest Times Through 1854 2nd edition. Provo, UT: Stevenson's Genealogical Center, 1979. Print.
    9. Catholic Directory For Scotland. Glasgow: Burns Publications. Print.
    10. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Haey Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Haey Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 15 April 2013 at 14:15.

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