lahay History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the lahay family
The surname lahay 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, Essex and Suffolk, and died in 1098, and the Norman branch of the family continued to flourish.
Important Dates for the lahay family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our lahay research. Another 62 words (4 lines of text) covering the years 1169, 1169, 1592, 1636, 1596 and 1671 are included under the topic Early lahay History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
lahay Spelling Variations
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 lahay family (pre 1700)
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lahay migration to the United States
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
lahay Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
- Norman Lahay who settled in Virginia in 1649
Contemporary Notables of the name lahay (post 1700)
- Ellis J. LaHay, American Republican politician, Mayor of Ste. Genevieve, Missouri, 1945 
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