Last name: DAWKINS

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DAWKINS : This last name is indexed 34,574 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

DAWKINS : English: variant of Dawkin from the Middle English personal name Dawkin a pet form of Daw + the diminutive suffix -kin with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. The name mostly denoted ‘little or young Ralph’ and perhaps occasionally ‘little or young David’. The -kin suffix may have been used to distinguish a son from a same-named father. Compare Dakin.

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