Hampson Family History
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Hampson Name Meaning
English (mainly Lancashire): patronymic from the Norman personal name Hamo, Hamon (see Hammond). Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAmhsaigh ‘descendant of Amhsach’ a byname meaning ‘mercenary soldier’ or ‘messenger’, from the adjective amhasach ‘aggressive’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Hanson, Hamson, Hasson, Hamon, Harmison, Tompson, Rapson, Sampson