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


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Fun Facts about the name Hooks

  • 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 Ooksh. 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.
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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

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

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

Notable Persons With the Last Name Hooks

Jan Hooks

Jan Hooks is an actress and singer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1978 to 2013. Jan was born in 1957 as Janet Vivian Hooks in Decatur, Georgia, U.S.


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!

Past life for Hooks born Jun 8, 1974

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern England approximately on 1125. Your profession was digger and undertaker.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

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