Hawk Name Meaning

from Middle English hauek ‘hawk’, applied as a metonymic occupational name for a hawker (see Hawker), a name denoting a tenant who held land in return for providing hawks for his lord, or a nickname for someone supposedly resembling a hawk. There was an Old English personal name (originally a byname) H(e)afoc ‘hawk’, which persisted into the early Middle English period as a personal name and may therefore also be a source. topographic name for someone who lived in an isolated nook, from Middle English halke (derived from Old English halh + the diminutive suffix -oc), or a habitational name from some minor place named with this word, such as Halke in Sheldwich, Kent.

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


Similar surnames: Haw, Hack, Hall, Hamm, Haar, Hand, Raak, Hark, Wack, Mak

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Hawk Family Origin

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Hawk Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Hawk occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Hawk's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hawk. A less common occupation for the Hawk family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    4%

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Hawk Life Expectancy

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Between 1943 and 2004, Hawk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Hawk in 1943 was 38, and 75 in 2004.

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