Hoy Name Meaning

English (mainly East Anglia): metonymic occupational name for a sailor, from Middle Dutch hoey ‘cargo ship’. Northern Irish: variant of Howey 2 and Haughey. Scottish: habitational name from some unidentified minor place named Hoy, or from the Orkney island of Hoy, which was named in Old Norse as Háey, from há ‘high’ + ey ‘island’. Danish (Høy): nickname for a tall person, from høj ‘high’.

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List of People with Surname Hoy

In accordance with our records, there are a total of 3,664 people with the surname Hoy. Among these people surnamed Hoy, there are nearly 598 different names, with an average of 6 people having the same name. Mary Hoy, James Hoy and Daniel Hoy are the top three most common names from the list of people surnamed Hoy, with 58, 45 and 39 people respectively.

Besides that, Our findings indicate that California has the highest number of people surnamed Hoy, with a total of 388 people, and there are a total of 244 different names among these people. Pennsylvania is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Hoy, with a total of 452 people and an average of 240 different names.