Hawk Name Meaning

from Middle English hauek ‘hawk’, applied as a metonymic occupational name for a hawker (see Hawker), a name denoting a tenant who held land in return for providing hawks for his lord, or a nickname for someone supposedly resembling a hawk. There was an Old English personal name (originally a byname) H(e)afoc ‘hawk’, which persisted into the early Middle English period as a personal name and may therefore also be a source. topographic name for someone who lived in an isolated nook, from Middle English halke (derived from Old English halh + the diminutive suffix -oc), or a habitational name from some minor place named with this word, such as Halke in Sheldwich, Kent.

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List of People with Surname Hawk

According to our database, there are a total of 6,741 people with the surname Hawk. Among these people surnamed Hawk, there are about 916 unique names, with an average of 7 people who have the same name. Christopher Hawk, Linda Hawk and Steven Hawk are the top three most popular names from the list of people surnamed Hawk, with 49, 45 and 42 people respectively.

Moreover, we found that Ohio has the largest number of people surnamed Hawk, with a total of 812 people, and there are a total of 405 unique names among these people. Pennsylvania is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Hawk, with a total of 791 people and an average of 404 unique names.