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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


Similar surnames: Hankin, Harkins, Haskin, Haskins, Hopkins, Hawkes, Adkins, Harkin

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Hawkins Family Origin

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Hawkins Family Occupations

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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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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

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Hawkins Historical Records

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Hawkins Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, Hawkins life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Hawkins in 1940 was 23, and 73 in 2004.

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United States

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