Arthur, William (1857) An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names. New York: Sheldon, Blakeman. Public Domain.
There are approximately 18,856 people named Hay in the UK. That makes it the 540th most common surname overall. Out of every million people in the UK, approximately 298 are named Hay.
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Related and similar surnamesHaye
The Hay surname in historical dictionaries
An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names (1857)
Patronymica Britannica (1860)
Lower, Mark A (1860) Patronymica Britannica: a dictionary of the family names of the United Kingdom. London: J.R. Smith. Public Domain.