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Hawkins Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Hawkin, a diminutive of Hawk 1 with the Anglo-Norman French hypocoristic suffix -in. English: in the case of one family (see note below), this is a variant of Hawkinge, a habitational name from a place in Kent, so called from Old English Hafocing ‘hawk place’. Irish: sometimes used as an English equivalent of Gaelic Ó hEacháin (see Haughn).

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

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Hawkins Family Origin

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Hawkins Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hawkins family was Farm Laborer. The most common Hawkins occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Hawkins's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hawkins.

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