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Hankin Name Meaning

English (chiefly Lancashire) and Scottish: from the Middle English personal name Hankin, a pet form of Hann, with the addition of the hypocoristic suffix -kin. English: from Middle English Handekin, a diminutive of the nickname Hand. English: from Middle English Hamekin, a pet form of the personal name Hamo, Hame (see Hammond). Dutch: from a pet form of the personal name Johann(es) (see John). Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metronymic from Khanke (a pet form of the Yiddish female personal name Khane; see Hanna), with the Slavic possessive suffix -in.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Henkin, Haskin, Makin, Lakin, Harkin, Hankes, Markin, Mankin, Larkin

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Hankin Family Origin

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Hankin Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • At Home

    3%
  • Brick Mason

    3%

In 1880, the most common Hankin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Hankin's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hankin family was Brick Mason. Farmer, Laborer and At Home were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hankin.

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Hankin Life Expectancy

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