Hawkins (name)

Hawkins (name)

The English language surname Hawkins originated in the 11th century in Kent, England. Its meaning comes from the word "hawking", meaning "falconry". Hawkins may have evolved to the variant "Haughan" or "O'haughan" due to migration of peoples to Ireland during the Civil War in the 16th century. It is rare as a given name. People with the name Hawkins include:Family name
name =Hawkins

pronunciation =
meaning ="falconry"
region =Kent, England
origin =
related names =Hawking
footnotes =

*Anthony Hawkins, Australian actor
*Barry Hawkins (born 1979), English snooker player
*Benjamin Hawkins (1754-1816), American farmer, statesman, and delegate to the Native American Creek people
*Chris Hawkins (born 1975), English DJ and radio presenter
*Chris Hawkins (coach), American High School Football Coach
*Coleman Hawkins (1904–1969), American jazz tenor saxophonist
*Curt Hawkins, American professional wrestler
*David R. Hawkins (born 1927), American mystic, teacher, author and psychiatrist
*Erick Hawkins, modern dancer
*Ernie Hawkins (born 1947), American blues guitarist and singer
*Francesca Hawkins, Trinidadian television news presenter
*Hamilton S. Hawkins (1834-1910), American general
*Henry Hawkins (1817-1907), English judge
*Jack Hawkins (1910-1973), British film actor
*Jeff Hawkins (born 1957), American scientist, founder of Palm Computing, Handspring (pda), and Numenta
*Jennifer Hawkins (born 1983), Australian model, Miss Universe winner 2004 and TV personality
*Jim Hawkins, English radio presenter
*Sir John Hawkins (1532-1595), English merchant, navigator, slave trader, shipbuilder and pirate
*John Hawkins (geologist), Cornish traveller, geologist and FRS
*Justin Hawkins (born 1975), English rock musician with The Darkness
*Kyle Hawkins (born 1970), American lacrosse coach, gay rights activist
*LaTroy Hawkins, (born 1972), baseball player
*Paul Hawkins (racing driver), Australian race car driver.
*Petri Hawkins-Byrd, bailiff "Byrd" on the "Judge Judy" TV series
*Sir Richard Hawkins (c.1562–1622), English seaman, vice-admiral and Member of Parliament
*Robert A. Hawkins, of the Westroads Mall massacre.
*Ronnie Hawkins (born 1935), American rock singer and songwriter
*Sally Hawkins (born 1976), British actress
*Screamin' Jay Hawkins (1929-2000), American singer and entertainer
*Sophie B. Hawkins (born 1967), American singer and songwriter
*Tom Hawkins (footballer) (born 1988), Australian Football player
*Walter Lincoln Hawkins (1911-1992), African-American scientist/inventor
*Will Hawkins (born 1967) American singer-songwriter
*Wynn Hawkins (born 1936), Major League Baseball pitcher

External links

* [http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~hawkinsdnaproject/ Hawkins Worldwide DNA Project] (with information on the Hawkins surname)

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