Hankin Family History
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Hankin Name Meaning
English (chiefly Lancashire) and Scottish: from the Middle English personal name Hankin, a pet form of Hann, with the addition of the hypocoristic suffix -kin. English: from Middle English Handekin, a diminutive of the nickname Hand. English: from Middle English Hamekin, a pet form of the personal name Hamo, Hame (see Hammond). Dutch: from a pet form of the personal name Johann(es) (see John). Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metronymic from Khanke (a pet form of the Yiddish female personal name Khane; see Hanna), with the Slavic possessive suffix -in.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Henkin, Haskin, Makin, Lakin, Harkin, Hankes, Markin, Mankin, Larkin