Hopkin - Meaning of Hopkin

What does Hopkin mean?

[ 2 syll. hop-kin, ho-pk-in ] The baby boy name Hopkin is also used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is HHAAPKihN †. Hopkin is used chiefly in the English and Welsh languages, and its origin is Old French and English. The first name is derived from the English and Welsh surname, which means 'son of Hob' in reference to Hob as a medieval diminutive of Robert. The surname has been in use since the medieval period, and it was later adopted as a first name. The name Hob could have originated from Anglo-Saxon attempts to reproduce the Norman French pronunciation of Robert with a throaty 'r' and a silent 't'.

Hopkin is a variant of the name Hopkins (English).

The name Hopcyn (Welsh) is a variant of Hopkin.

See also the related categories, medieval, english, norman, son (heir), silent (quiet), welsh, and french.

Hopkin is not regularly used as a baby name for boys. It is listed outside of the top 1000 names. In 2018, within the group of boy names directly linked to Hopkin, Robert was the most popular.

Baby names that sound like Hopkin include Hopkyn, Haben, Habon, Hafgan, Havgan, Hobbsan, Hobbsen, Hobbsin, Hobbson, Hobbsun, Hobbsyn, Hobsan, Hobson, Hobsun, Hobsyn, Hopcyn, Hovan, Hoven, Hovagim, and Javian.

† Pronunciation for Hopkin: HH as in "he (HH.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; P as in "pea (P.IY)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"



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