Early Origins of the Hai family
The surname Hai was first found in Normandy
(French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy
, where this distinguished family held a family seat
in the castle and barony of Lahaie-du-Puits in the arrondissement of Coutance from about the year 890. But the annals of the family only start about 1066 when the Sire Eudo de Lahaie accompanied Duke William of Normandy
in his conquest of England
. He became a great Baron
and possessed vast estates in Sussex
, and died in 1098, and the Norman branch of the family continued to flourish.
Early History of the Hai family
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Hai Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Lahaie, Lahay, Lahaye, LaHay, LaHaye, Lahaise, Lahais, Hai, Haie, Hay, Haise, Haeye and many more.
Early Notables of the Hai family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Hai family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Hai Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Otto Hai, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1743 CITATION[CLOSE]
Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)