Last name: DAKIN

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DAKIN : This last name is indexed 41,950 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

DAKIN : English: variant of Dawkin a pet form of the personal name Daw + the diminutive suffix -kin. The name mostly denoted someone known as ‘little or young Ralph’ or perhaps occasionally ‘little or young David’. Ralph was much commoner than David as a personal name in most parts of medieval England. The -kin suffix may have been used to distinguish a son from a father bearing the same personal name.

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