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TypeSurname (from nickname)
UsageEnglish
PronouncedPron.HAWK
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Meaning & History

Originally a nickname for a person who had a hawk-like appearance or who acted in a fierce manner, derived from Old English heafoc "hawk".

Related Names

VariantsHawking, Hawkins
Other Languages & CulturesHabich, Habicht German

Categories

animals, birds
Entry updated May 31, 2018   Contribute