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Subject: Re: Help please with surname "Spencer-Hayes".
Author: Jim Young   (guest)
Date: November 16, 2004 at 7:28:01 AM
Reply to: Re: Help please with surname "Spencer-Hayes". by Andy ;—)
The Hayes part may derive from the place-name Hayes, near London. Meaning, I guess, "brushwood", as already given.
But take care! Many of the surname Hayes are of Irish origin, it being used as a substitute for the Irish O hAodha (O Hea).
However I suspect the enquirer is looking for a family history. Wrong website.
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