Surname HAWK

SOURCE: Nickname
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: HAWK   [details]

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".

Categories

animals, birds

Related Names

VARIANTS: Hawking, Hawkins
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Habich, Habicht (German)