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Hopkins Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Hopkin. The surname is widespread throughout southern and central England, but is at its most common in South Wales. Irish (County Longford and western Ireland): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Oibicín, itself a Gaelicized form of an Anglo-Norman name. In other parts of the country this name is generally of English origin.

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


Similar surnames: Hopkin, Hipkins, Dopkins, Hawkins, Hoskins, Tomkins, Corkins, Filkins

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Hopkins Family Origin

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Hopkins Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Coal Miner

    3%
  • Farmer

    3%

In 1881, the most common Hopkins occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 4% of Hopkins's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hopkins. A less common occupation for the Hopkins family was Farmer.

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Hopkins Historical Records

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Hopkins Life Expectancy

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