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Meaning and Origin of: Hamill boy

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First name origin & meaning:

Old English: Flat-topped hill

First name variations: Hamel, Hamelton, Hamil, Hamell, Hammill, Hamiltyn, Hamylton, Hamilton

Last name origins & meanings:

  1. Scottish (of Norman origin): habitational name from Haineville or Henneville in Manche, France, named from the Germanic personal name Hagano + Old French ville ‘settlement’.
  2. English (Yorkshire): nickname for a scarred or maimed person, from Middle English, Old English hamel ‘mutilated’, ‘crooked’.
  3. Irish (Ulster): according to MacLysaght, a shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hÁdhmaill ‘descendant of Ádhmall’, which he derives from ádhmall ‘active’.

Famous people with this first name: Mark Hamill

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