Meaning:hedged area
Hayes is a gender-neutral name with British origin meaning “hedged area”. Hayes is a unique first name in Western Europe and a common surname throughout Ireland, Scotland, and Wales. You might recognize Hall of Famer, Elvin Hayes, who was named one of the greatest players in NBA history. Now, Elvin Hayes may be retired, but the former Washington Wizard’s ambition and hard work on and off the court makes this name one to watch. Picking the name Hayes will give baby ample inspiration to lean on throughout life, no matter what direction they choose.

Famous People Named Hayes

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  • Elvin Hayes
    Basketball Player
  • Rutherford B. Hayes
    United States President
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