First name origins & meanings:
- Old English: Falcon
- German: House ruler
First name variations: Hawke, Hawkin, Hawk, Henri, Harry, Hal, Hawkin, Harrison, Harris, Henriot, Heinrich, Heinz, Henke, Henryk, Hank, Henny, Henderson, Hawke, Enrique, Enrico, Enzio, Parry, Petty, Henry
Last name origins & meanings:
- English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name
Hawkin, a diminutive of Hawk 1 with the Anglo-Norman
French hypocoristic suffix -in.
- English: in the case
of one family (see note below), this is a variant of Hawkinge,
a habitational name from a place in Kent, so called from Old English
Hafocing ‘hawk place’.
- Irish: sometimes used as an English
equivalent of Gaelic Ó hEacháin (see Haughn).
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