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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

Hayes Carll, American country music singer
Rutherford B. Hayes, 19th president of the U.S.
Darren Stanley Hayes, Australian singer
Hayes Logan, son of actor Kevin Costner
Theodore Hayes MacArthur (b. 2010) - Son of Ali Larter
Hayes Grier, Vine Personality (born Benjamin Hayes Grier)
Hunter Hayes, a country singer

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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