||Re: Surname Hoy
||Jim Young (guest, 22.214.171.124)
||September 7, 2007 at 11:18:00 AM
||Surname Hoy by Nicola
More likely Irish; Hoy is found in Northern Ireland as another version of Hoey, whoch can be for Ó hAoidh (O'Hea) or Ó hEochaidh (O'Haughey).
Hoy is also an English surname "Middle Dutch hoey 'cargo ship'. Metonymic for a sailor" (Reaney and Wilson, "Dictionary...").
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- Surname Hoy - Nicola Sep 4 2007, 11:07:48 AM
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