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Re: The Name Peay ??????
Posted by: Jennifer Kitchel Date: February 04, 2000 at 07:08:03
In Reply to: Re: The Name Peay ?????? by Mildred Thomas of 348

"Pois" is French for pea. But I think Peay is of French extraction as others have pointed out on this list. If it came from Ireland like one person proposes, then it was most probably Norman French (France to England to Ireland), making it very old indeed.


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