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Hopkins Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Hopkin. The surname is widespread throughout southern and central England, but is at its most common in South Wales. Irish (County Longford and western Ireland): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Oibicín, itself a Gaelicized form of an Anglo-Norman name. In other parts of the country this name is generally of English origin.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Hopkin, Hipkins, Dopkins, Hawkins, Hoskins, Tomkins, Corkins, Filkins

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Hopkins Family Origin

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Hopkins Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Fisherman

    7%
  • Student

    7%
  • Labourer

    5%

In 1881, the most common Hopkins occupation in Canada was Farmer. 26% of Hopkins's were Farmers. Farmer, Fisherman and Student were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hopkins. A less common occupation for the Hopkins family was Labourer.

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Hopkins Life Expectancy

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