Meaning and Origin of Harkin - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Harkin

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Irish : Dark red

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • Irish : Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hEarcáin ‘descendant of Earcán’, a byname or personal name formed from a diminutive of earc ‘red’, ‘bloody’; also meaning ‘pig’.
  • English : from a pet form of a medieval personal name (see Harkey).