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What does Hopkins mean?

Hopkins Pronunciation of Hopkins [hop-kins] as a name for boys is of Welsh origin, and the name Hopkins means "bright fame". Hopkins is a variant form of Hopkin (Welsh).

Associated with: bright, fame.


Hopkins has 1 variant: Hopkyns.

1 more different relation via Hopkin: Hopkinson.

Creative forms:
(male) Hakins, Harkins, ..


Middle name pairings:
Hopkins Herman (H.H.), ..

How popular is Hopkins?

Hopkins is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#289 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Hopkins has not been listed in the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hopkins name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Hopkins outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Atkins, Collins, Haakin, Harkin, Hawkin, Hawkins, Hawkyns (see Hawkins), Hockny (see Hockney), Hollis, Holliss, Jenkins, Parkins, Perkins, Robbins, Rollins, Tompkins, Watkins and Wilkins. These names tend to be more frequently used than Hopkins.

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