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Hayman Surname Origin
(Origin Saxon) A high man, or may be the same as Hayward Anoiently in England the keeper of the common herd or cattle of a town, from the Saxon hieg, hay, and ward, a keeper..
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
Hayman Surname Meaning and Family Facts
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A Hayman Family History Thought:
'He who has no knaves, fools, or beggars in his family was begot by a flash of lightening.' --Old English Proverb