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Hackney Name Meaning

habitational name from Hackney in Greater London, named from an Old English personal name Haca (genitive Hacan) + eg ‘island’, ‘dry ground in marshland’. from Middle English hakenei (Old French haquenée), an ambling horse, especially one considered suitable for women to ride; perhaps therefore a metonymic occupational name for a stablehand. This surname has also been found in Scotland since medieval times.

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


Similar surnames: Mackley, Hockley, Hanney, Hacker, Hackley, Shackley, Haney, Rackley

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Hackney Family Origin

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Hackney Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    6%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Coal Miner

    2%
  • Farmer

    2%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hackney. The most common Hackney occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 6% of Hackney's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Hackney family was Farmer.

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