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Gender: M Meaning of Hayes: "hedged area" Origin of Hayes: English Hayes's Popularity in 2015: #539

One of those simple, straightforward English surnames -- and with a presidential pedigree -- that's easy to translate into a first. It was recently chosen by Kevin Costner for his son, which can likely be credited for its spike in popularity in the past few years.

Famous People Named Hayes

(Joshua) Hayes Carll, American country music singer
(Benjamin) Hayes Grier, Vine Personality
Hayes Logan, son of actor Kevin Costner
Theodore Hayes MacArthur (b. 2010), son of actress Ali Larter
Casper Hayes Redman (b. 2015), son of actress Marguerite Moreau and Christopher Redman
Rutherford B. Hayes, 19th president of the U.S.

Pop Culture References for the name Hayes

Chip Hayes, from movie "The Romantics" played by Elijah Wood
Lavon Hayes, from the TV series "Heart of Dixie"
Agent Hayes Flynn, returning character on "Bones"
Hayes, character in the game "Hustle Cat"

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