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Re: Hoy in Africa
Posted by: PEGGY HOY (ID *****7918) Date: June 07, 2002 at 10:53:59
In Reply to: Hoy in Africa by Tracy Hoy of 927

I have always been told that it was from the Orkney Islands also. (Hoy Island) I have also been told that the name in Gaelic meant "one who owns cattle" and that they were of the royal line. No documentation though. :)


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