Hayes last name is also known in English, French and Jewish origin. Hayes in Irish is reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAodha
'descendant of Aodh. The name means fire. This name is taken to Ireland from English by the Normans.
Hayes is generally referred to as a surname. It comes from the word "OhAodh". The Hayes clan can also be seen as a commitment to Clan Cian, which was the ruling O'Carroll clan, of Southern Ireland.
Hayes is also referred to one of the most famous American Actress. She sailed for 50 years in her career, where she has numerous acclaimed stage performances, like the Victoria Regina (1935-1939). She even grabbed n academy award in 1932 for the movie The Sin of Madelon Claudet.
Some of the famous personalities with the name Hayes are Rutherford B. Hayes (19th President of the United States), Hayes Microcomputer Products, Dennis Hayes and Hayes Brake. The famous places that also hold the Hayes are Hayes (Australia), Hayes (France), Hayes (Bromley), Hayes (Hillingdon) and Hayes (Staffordshire).
Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAodha 'descendant of Aodh', a personal name meaning 'fire' (compare McCoy). In some cases, especially in County Wexford, the surname is of English origin (see below), having been taken to Ireland by the Normans.
English: habitational name from any of various places, for example in Devon and Worcestershire, so called from the plural of Middle English hay 'enclosure' (see Hay 1), or a topographic name from the same word.
English: habitational name from any of various places, for example in Dorset, Greater London (formerly in Kent and Middlesex), and Worcestershire, so called from Old English h?se 'brushwood', or a topographic name from the same word.
English: patronymic from Hay 3.
French: variant (plural) of Haye 3.
Jewish (Ashkenazic): metronymic from Yiddish name Khaye 'life' + the Yiddish possessive suffix -s.