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The HAWKE surname in the USA

Frequency Comparisons
Total Rank Frequency % Per million people
United States
United States (Current snapshot) 1,602 16517 0.001 6
United States (1880 census) 361 12427 0.001 7
Change since 1880 +1241 -4090 0 -1
Other Countries
Australia 1,412 1157 0.009 86
United Kingdom 1,447 3885 0.003 32
Top States for HAWKE by Total
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
Ohio 210 6366 0.002 18
California 142 16530 0.000 4
Pennsylvania 137 10634 0.001 11
Michigan 107 11430 0.001 11
Florida 102 16422 0.001 6
Top States for HAWKE by Frequency
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
Delaware 31 4391 0.004 40
Montana 18 7772 0.002 20
Ohio 210 6366 0.002 18
Oregon 43 9700 0.001 13
Idaho 16 10537 0.001 12


'A figure of zero indicates that we don't have data for this name (usually because it's quite uncommon and our stats don't go down that far). It doesn't mean that there's no-one with that name at all!

For less common surnames, the figures get progressively less reliable the fewer holders of that name there are. This data is aggregated from several public lists, and some stats are interpolated from known values. The margin of error is well over 100% at the rarest end of the table!

For less common surnames, the frequency and "per million" values may be 0 even though there are people with that name. That's because they represent less than one in a million of the population, which ends up as 0 after rounding.

It's possible for a surname to gain in rank and/or total while being less common per million people (or vice versa) as there are now more surnames in the USA as a result of immigration. In mathematical terms, the tail has got longer, with a far larger number of less common surnames.

Figures for top states show firstly the states where most people called HAWKE live. This obviously tends to be biased towards the most populous states. The second set of figures show where people called HAWKE represent the biggest proportion of the population. So, in this case, there are more people called HAWKE in Ohio than any other state, but you are more likely to find a HAWKE by picking someone at random in Delaware than anywhere else.

Classification and Origin of HAWKE

Region of origin: British Isles

Country of origin: England

Language of origin: English

Ethnic origin: English

Religious origin: Christian

Name derivation: Nickname

Data for religion and/or language relates to the culture in which the HAWKE surname originated. It does not necessarily have any correlation with the language spoken, or religion practised, by the majority of current American citizens with that name.

Data for ethnic origin relates to the region and country in which the HAWKE surname originated. It does not necessarily have any correlation with the ethnicity of the majority of current American citizens with that name.

Ethnic distribution of HAWKE in the USA

Classification Total Percent
Mixed Race 31 1.94
White (Hispanic) 19 1.19
Black/African American 18 1.12
Asian/Pacific 10 0.62
Native American/Alaskan 10 0.62
White (Caucasian) 1,514 94.51

Ethnic distribution data shows the number and percentage of people with the HAWKE surname who reported their ethnic background as being in these broad categories in the most recent national census.

Meaning of HAWKE in historical publications

HAWKE. The bird: allusive to keenness of disposition.

Lower, Mark A (1860) Patronymica Britannica: a dictionary of the family names of the United Kingdom. London: J.R. Smith. Public Domain.

Similar names to HAWKE

The following names have similar spellings or pronunciations as HAWKE.

This does not necessarily imply a direct relationship between the names, but may indicate names that could be mistaken for this one when written down or misheard.

Matches are generated automatically by a combination of Soundex, Metaphone and Levenshtein matching.

Potential typos for HAWKE

The following words are slight variants of HAWKE that are likely to be possible typos or misspellings in written material.