Last name: HAWKINS

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HAWKINS : This last name is indexed 461,675 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

HAWKINS : 1: English: variant of Hawkin with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.2: English: habitational name with excrescent -s from Hawkinge (Kent). The placename derives from the Old English personal name Heafoc or Old English heafoc ‘hawk’ + the placename forming suffix -ing. This name has been assimilated to the patronymic surname in Devon from Sir John Hawkyns (1532–95) victor against the Spanish Armada (1588) who was a member of the Devon family of Hawkins a branch of a Kentish family from the village of Hawkinge. They held land in Plymouth as long ago as 1480.3: Irish: variant of Haughn.

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