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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010



Fun Facts about the name Hamlin

  • How many people with the first name Hamlin have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 63 babies born with the first name Hamlin in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Hamlin? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1915 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Hamlin first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Hamlin is Thursday, September 16th, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Hamlin born? The highest recorded use of the first name Hamlin was in 1916 with a total of 8 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Hamlin: Your name in reverse order is Nilmah. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lhiamn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Hamlin? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 16,871 people with the last name Hamlin.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Hamlin? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 6 of them will have Hamlin as their last name.
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Popularity of Hamlin as a last name

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Common last names for Hamlin

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Hamlin U.S.
  White 79.22% 64.26%
  African American 15.29% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.49% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.81% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.92% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.28% 16.26%

Of Last Name Hamlin

People with the last name Hamlin are most frequently White or African American

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Hamlin" mean? The list below shows the origins of Hamlin as well as things modernly associated with the name Hamlin such as celebrities named Hamlin.


Origin and Meaning of Hamlin

The name "Hamlin" is of English origin, and it means "Home". It's a name commonly given to boys.

  1. A surname​.
  2. Any of various towns
  3. A male given name

Other Inspirations for the Name Hamlin

Hamlin Bank
Hamlin Beach
Hamlin Garland
Hamlin School
Hamlin Speedway
Hamlin Urgent Care
Hamlin Willie T Md
Hamlin Wv
Hamlin Ny

Notable Persons With the Last Name Hamlin

Harry Hamlin

Harry Hamlin is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1976 to present. Harry was born in 1951 as Harry Robinson Hamlin in Pasadena, California, U.S.


Ken Hamlin

Ken Hamlin is a NFL player. Ken was born in 1981 in Memphis, Tennessee.


What does the name Hamlin mean?

His for hope, the encouragement you give.

Ais for amenable, for your easy going nature.

Mis for marvelous, which is how others see you

Lis for lucky, who is more?

Iis for imagination, never be afraid to share your ideas

Nis for nurturing, to all that need help

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