Hawkins Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

Hawkins Name Meaning: This name is a patronymic surname,slight relation to a 'Hawk'.

Hawk originally was a nickname for a person who had a hawk-like resemblance.Also occupational for a 'Hawker' a tenant who held land & in return would provide 'hawks' for his lord.

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Surname Distribution

Census frequency by county

Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Hawkins Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the Hawkins family

Profession Census Frequency
Agricultural Labourer 700
Female Servant 447
Independent 306
Labourer 232
Farmer 161
Male Servant 155
Carpenter 78
Shoe Maker 71
Dress Maker 51
Tailor 51
Ag Labourer 51
Butcher 42
Clerk 35
Laundress 34
Gardener 32
Sawyer 30
Servant 28
Blacksmith 28
Apprentice 28
Pauper 28
Weaver 28
Independant 27
Pupil 25
Mason 25
Coal Miner 23

Hawkins Surname Variants Ranking

Rank Surname Match Census Frequency
1 Hawkins 100% 154,122
2 Howkins 86% 5,351
3 Hawkens 86% 444
4 Hewkins 86% 110

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The surname Hawkins is the most popular version of all its varients

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