Hawkins (name)

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Family name
Meaning "falconry"
Region of origin Kent, England
Related names Hawking

The English language surname Hawkins originated in the 11th century in Kent, England. Its meaning comes from the word "hawking", meaning "falconry". Hawkins may have evolved to the variant "Haughan" or "O'haughan" due to migration of peoples to Ireland during the Civil War in the 16th century. It is rare as a given name.


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