Filkins Family History
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Filkins Name Meaning
patronymic from the medieval personal name Filkin, a diminutive from a short form of Philip. habitational name from a place so called in Oxfordshire, whose name is probably a tribal derivative (with Old English -ingas ‘people of’) of the Old English personal name Filica (of uncertain origin). Surname forms such as de Filking(es) are found in the surrounding area from the 12th and 13th centuries.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Firkins, Alkins, Hipkins, Hopkins, Willing, Wilkin, Tilkens, Folkins