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in the U.S.
since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Hawley

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Alt. Meaning

H is for honor, your most valuable possession.

A is for affectionate, to those that matter most to you

W is for wise, more tomorrow that today.

L is for love, your love of life!

E is for elate, you make others happy.

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

Notable Persons Named Hawley

Hawley Harvey Crippen is a homeopath and homeopathy.


His most notable accomplishments were from 1939 to 1974. Hawley was born on June 9th, 1911 in U.S. He passed away on March 2nd, 1999.


Hawley was born in 1908. He died in 2008.


Hawley Pierce is a football player. Hawley was born in Cattaraugus Reservation, Erie County, New York.


Hawley was born on April 20th, 1930 in Annapolis, Maryland.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Hawley

Noah Hawley is an author, screenwriter, producer, and composer. Noah was born in 1923 in New York City, New York, U.S.


Richard Hawley is an indie pop, baroque pop, rockabilly, and easy listening musician. He plays Guitar, Piano, Organ (music), Lyre, Drum kit, Percussion instrument, and Vocals. His career lasted from 1989 to 1989. Richard was given the name Richard Willis Hawley on January 17th, 1967 in Pitsmoor, Sheffield, England.


Ryan Hawley is an actor. He has had major accomplishments since 2007. Ryan was born on September 21st, 1985 in Dubai.


Josh was born on December 31st, 1979.


Caroline was born in 1967.


Steven Alan Hawley is a director of astromaterials research and exploration science, johnson space center, and lyndon b. johnson space center.


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Popularity of Hawley as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Hawley U.S.
  White 89.27% 64.26%
  African American 4.38% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.71% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.47% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.77% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.40% 16.26%

Of Last Name Hawley

People with the last name Hawley are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Hawley

  • How Popular is the name Hawley? Hawley is the 26,164th most popular name of all time. As a last name Hawley was the 1,993rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Hawley have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 211 babies born with the first name Hawley in the United States. That's more than enough people named Hawley to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Hawley? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1907 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Hawley first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Hawley is Sunday, February 22nd, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Hawley born? The highest recorded use of the first name Hawley was in 1918 with a total of 13 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Hawley: Your name in reverse order is Yelwah. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Wayleh. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Hawley? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 18,100 people with the last name Hawley.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Hawley? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 6 of them will have Hawley as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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