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First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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Origin and Meaning of Hooks

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  1. Large strong hand (as of a fighter) ("wait till I get my hooks on him")

Notable Persons With the Name Hooks

Hooks Wiltse was a baseball player. Hooks was born on September 7th, 1879 in Hamilton (village), New York. He died on January 21st, 1959.


Hooks Foreman was a baseball. Hooks was born on August 4th, 1895. He died on August 23rd, 1940.


Hooks Dauss was a baseball player. Hooks was born on September 22nd, 1889 in Indianapolis. He died on July 27th, 1963.


Hooks Cotter was a baseball player. Hooks was born on May 22nd, 1900 in Holden, Missouri. Hooks is also known as Cotter and Harvey Louis. He passed away on August 6th, 1955.


Hooks Iott was a baseball player. Hooks was born on December 3rd, 1919 in Mountain Grove, Missouri. He breathed his last breath on April 17th, 1980.


Hooks Warner was a baseball player. Hooks was born on May 22nd, 1894 in Del Rio, Texas. Hooks is also known as Warner and Hoke Hayden. He passed away on February 19th, 1947.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Hooks

bell hooks is an author and academic. bell was given the name Gloria Jean Watkins on September 25th, 1952 in Hopkinsville, Kentucky.


Jan Hooks was an actress and singer. Her career lasted from 1978 to 2013. Jan was given the name Janet Vivian Hooks on April 23rd, 1957 in Decatur, Georgia, U.S. She passed away on October 9th, 2014.


Kevin Hooks is an actor and director. His ongoing career started in 1969. Kevin was born on September 19th, 1958 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.


Robert Hooks is an actor, producer, and director. Robert was given the name Robert Dean Hooks on April 18th, 1937 in Washington, D.C., United States. Robert is also known as Bobby Dean Hooks.


Galen Hooks is a dancer, choreographer, actress, photographer, and songwriter. Galen was born on November 19th, 1985 in Los Angeles.


Brian Hooks is an actor, film producer, film director, producer, and director. His most notable accomplishments were from 1996 to 1996. Brian was born on July 27th, 1973 in Bakersfield, California.


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Popularity of Hooks as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Hooks U.S.
  White 48.78% 64.26%
  African American 45.31% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.37% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.33% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.86% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.34% 16.26%

Of Last Name Hooks

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

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Hooks

  • How Popular is the name Hooks? As a last name Hooks was the 2,125th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Hooks first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Hooks is Tuesday, January 25th, 1876.
  • How unique is the name Hooks? From 1880 to 2015 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Hooks. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Hooks: Your name in reverse order is Skooh. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Khoso. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Hooks? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 17,053 people with the last name Hooks.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Hooks? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 6 of them will have Hooks as their last name.

What Hooks's Have Visited This Page?

What does the name Hooks mean?

His for hardy, can't keep you down!

Ois for original, one of a kind!

Ois for orderly, a lifelong passion.

Kis for kid, the child within.

Sis for special, you are, you know!

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.