hankin

Last name origins & meanings:

  1. 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.
  2. English: from Middle English Handekin, a diminutive of the nickname Hand.
  3. English: from Middle English Hamekin, a pet form of the personal name Hamo, Hame (see Hammond).
  4. Dutch: from a pet form of the personal name Johann(es) (see John).
  5. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metronymic from Khanke (a pet form of the Yiddish female personal name Khane; see Hanna), with the Slavic possessive suffix -in.
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