Last name: HOOKS

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HOOKS : This last name is indexed 17,944 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

HOOKS : 1: English (Norfolk): post-medieval variant of Hook with excrescent -s or else a topographic name for someone residing at or near some bends in a river or track from the plural of Middle English hok ‘hook’; see Hook 1. This surname is also established in northern Ireland (Armagh and Down).2: Possibly an Americanized form of Dutch Hoeks a genitivized form of Hoek.

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