Forkin Family History
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Forkin Name Meaning
Irish: Anglicized form (quasi-translation) of Gaelic Ó Gabhláin, a name from the diminutive of gabhal ‘fork’. North German: possibly a nickname for a hog farmer or an unkempt person, from Middle Low German verken ‘piglet’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Larkin, Morken, Harkin, Durkin, Corbin, Orkin, Forman, Sorkin