Meaning and Origin of Hamlin - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Hamlin

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Old German : Home
  • Shakespearean : From Hamlet

Family name origins & meanings:

  • English and Irish (of Norman origin) : from the Norman personal name Ham(b)lin, Hamelin, a double diminutive of Haimo (see Hammond). This was the name of a prominent family in County Meath in Ireland in the 13th–18th centuries, but is now rare there.
  • Variant of French Hamelin.

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