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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Hinson

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  • According to a user from South Carolina, United States, the name Hinson is of Anglo-Saxon origin and means "''son of hine or hind''. a hind is a female deer.".
Other origins: African American

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Alt. Meaning

H is for hero, as you appear to many.

I is for intriguing, arousing the curiosity of others

N is for noteworthy, just like your achievements

S is for sensible, the practical side.

O is for outgoing, so sociable are you

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

Notable Persons Named Hinson

Hinson Leung is a soccer player for the Tai Chung FC, South China AA, Hong Kong Pegasus FC, Hong Kong national football team, and Hong Kong national under-23 football team. Hinson was born on November 25th, 1987 in Hong Kong. Hinson is also known as 梁倬軒 (Chinese).


Hinson Mosley is a Member of the Georgia House of Representatives and Member of theGeorgia House of Representatives. Hinson was born on October 21st, 1932 in Hazlehurst, Georgia, United States.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Hinson

Jordan Hinson is an actress and actor. Her ongoing career started in 2004. Jordan was given the name Jordan Danielle Hinson on June 4th, 1991 in El Paso, Texas.


Unknown Hinson is an ameripolitan, country music, psychobilly, and rock music musician and voice acting. He was most active from 1993 to present. Unknown was given the name Stuart Daniel Baker in 1954.


Jack was born in 1807. He died in 1874.


Micah P. Hinson is an americana (music) and country music singer-songwriter and musician. He plays Guitarist and Vocals. Micah was given the name Micah Paul Hinson on February 3rd, 1981. Micah is also known as Hinson and Micah P..


Jon Hinson was a congressman. His most notable accomplishments were from 1979 to 1981. Jon was born on March 16th, 1942 in Tylertown, Mississippi. He breathed his last breath on July 21st, 1995.


Big Giant Circles is a chiptune and electronic music musician. They plays Piano and Guitar. Big was given the name Jimmy Hinson .


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Popularity of Hinson as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Hinson U.S.
  White 82.79% 64.26%
  African American 12.97% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.44% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.48% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.48% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.84% 16.26%

Of Last Name Hinson

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

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Fun Facts about the name Hinson

  • How Popular is the name Hinson? Hinson is the 67,119th most popular name of all time. As a last name Hinson was the 1,807th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Hinson have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 15 babies born with the first name Hinson in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Hinson? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2014 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Hinson first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Hinson is Saturday, March 6th, 1880.
  • What year had the most people named Hinson born? The highest recorded use of the first name Hinson was in 2014 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Hinson: Your name in reverse order is Nosnih. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ihnnso. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Hinson? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 19,857 people with the last name Hinson.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Hinson? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 7 of them will have Hinson 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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