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Subject: Re: Surname; Hamnett
Author: Jim Young   (guest)
Date: January 24, 2007 at 11:12 AM
Reply to: Surname; Hamnett by Suz

Hamnett Egyptian? Surely not. Are you thinking of Hamid?
Hamnett, to my knowledge, is English. A diminutive of the old male given name, Hamon, which is from the Germanic name, Hamo. I don't know what that means and I don't know that anyone else does. Shakespeare called his son Hamnett.

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