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HAWES Family History

This interesting surname has (at least) three possible origins, all English. The first is locational from residence at a 'hause', which maybe a neck of land, but was generally a place for gathering animals. The town of Hawes in Yorkshire, has the same meaning, but the surname pre-dates the town. The second possibility is as a patronymic from the medieval given name "Haw". This is itself a diminutive or pet-form of 'Hawkin' or 'Havekin', themselves from the Olde English pre 7th Century 'Hafoc'. The last source is from a female personal name introduced by the Normans after 1066. This is 'Haueis', from the Germanic form 'Haduwidis' and composed of the elements 'Hadu', meaning strife and 'widi', - broad...

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