Hopkins


Hopkins households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland


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Surname Dictionary

Hopkins numerous: E Ulster, Dublin, N Midlands, Connacht. English in Ulster and E Leinster; in Connacht, Longford etc, it is Ir. Ó h-Oibicín which appeared as Hobigan in 17 cent. This may be a gaelicisation of a Norman name. MacLysacht mentions Mac Oibicín as a variant. SI &MIF.
Ó h-Oibicín Hopkins, Hobbins: cuíosach líonmhar: Connachta. Bhí Hobigan orthu sa 17 céad ach is cosúil gur gaelú ar Hobkin é - díspeagadh ar an ainm Robert a bhí coitinn i measc na Normannach. Tá an sloinne Sasanach líonmhar in Ulaidh & Laighin.

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