Slay Family History
Slay Name Meaning
English: nickname from Middle English slay(e) ‘slay’ (Old English slege from slēan ‘to strike’) used for someone who made or used slays an implement used in weaving to push the weft thread tightly against the thread of the preceding pass of the shuttle. English: variant of Slee English and Irish: variant of Sly .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press