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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 Mhanli. 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

Notable Persons With the Name Hamlin

Hamlin Andrus

Hamlin Andrus was a football player. Hamlin was born on March 30th, 1885 in Yonkers, New York. Hamlin is also known as Andrus and Hamilton. He left this life on July 9th, 1957.


Hamlin Rand Harding

Hamlin Rand Harding is a Member of the Cambridge, Massachusetts, Board of Aldermen, Mayor of Cambridge, President of the Cambridge, Common Council, Member of the, MayorofCambridge, and Massachusetts House of Representatives.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Hamlin

Harry Hamlin

Harry Hamlin is an actor. He was most prominent from 1976 to present. Harry was given the name Harry Robinson Hamlin on October 30th, 1951 in Pasadena, California, U.S.


Hannibal Hamlin

Hannibal Hamlin was an office holder. Hannibal was born on August 27th, 1809 in Paris, Maine. He breathed his last breath on July 4th, 1891.


Denny Hamlin

Denny Hamlin is a nascar driver.


Charles Sumner Hamlin

Charles Sumner Hamlin was a famed person. He holds the title Chairman of the Federal Reserve and Chair of the Federal Reserve. Charles was born on August 30th, 1861 in Boston. He passed away on April 24th, 1938.


Catherine Hamlin

Catherine Hamlin is an obstetrician and obstetrics. Catherine was given the name Elinor Catherine Nicholson on January 24th, 1924 in Sydney.


Ken Hamlin

Ken Hamlin is a football player. His career lasted from 2003 to 2010. Ken was born on January 20th, 1981 in Memphis, Tennessee.

  • Erin Hamlin
    (important human)
  • Cyrus Hamlin
    (office holder)
  • Ellen Hamlin
    (Second Lady of the United States)
  • Kevin Hamlin
    (nascar driver)
  • Charles Hamlin
    (Member of the Maine House of Representatives)
  • William Hamlin
  • Sally Hamlin
    (noteworthy human)
  • A. C. Hamlin
    (Oklahoma State Representative)
  • John Hamlin
    (famed person)
  • Simon Moulton Hamlin
    (noteworthy somebody)

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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