Meaning and Origin of: Haw

Family name origins & meanings

  • English : topographic name from Middle English haw, haugh ‘enclosure’ (Old English haga), or a habitational name from a place named with this word such as The Haw in Tirley, Gloucestershire. Compare Haugh 2.
  • English : from a Middle English personal name, probably a back-formation from Hawkin, (see Hawkins).
  • Scottish : habitational name from an unidentified place in lowland Scotland.