What does Jenkin mean?
Jenkin /jen-kin/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is of Flemish origin, and the meaning of Jenkin is "little John".
Affiliated boy name: John.Kreatif forms: Jefkin, Jenkinnah, Jerkin. [more]
How popular is Jenkin?
Jenkin is a rare first name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#18437 out of 150436, Top 12%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a charted comparison of the usage of the boy name Jenkin and associated names. Jennings and John (#26 a year ago) are the popular related forms of Jenkin (outside Top 1000) ranked in the Top 1000. Adoption of these boy names reached its most widespread during the years 1890-1899 (usage of 0.737%) and has become significantly less since (usage 0.487%, ▼33.9%), with the form Jennings becoming less trendy. (2014 Birth Statistics)