Anglo-Saxon name Hayhow comes from when the family resided in or beside an enclosed region. The surname Hayhow originally derived from the Old English word hegham which referred to an enclosed dwelling.
Early Origins of the Hayhow family
Cheshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.
Early History of the Hayhow family
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Hayhow Spelling Variations
hundred years ago, spelling variations of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, French and other languages became incorporated into English through the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname Hayhow include Hyam, Hyams, Hygham, Hyham, Higham, Highams and many more.
Early Notables of the Hayhow family (pre 1700)
Suffolk, (1495-1571), a Member of Parliament, Speaker of the House of Commons (1554-1555), Lord Chief Baron of the Exchequer...
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Migration of the Hayhow family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Hayhow Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
Historic Events for the Hayhow family
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