Meaning The son of Robert from nicknam Hobb or Hobbe, and diminutive Hob-kin.
Little Robert, or the child of Robert. The same as Hobkins.
Origin English, Jewish, Native American, Irish, Falkland, Belgian, South african

Rank 289 (2000 US census) 263 (1990 US census)
Count 94,603 (2000 US census)

Race / ethnic distribution

The 2000 US Census claims that
  • 75.56%, or 71482 total occurrences, of those with this family name identified themselves as being white,
  • 20.28%, or 19185 total occurrences, as black,
  • 0.42%, or 397 total occurrences, as Asian and Pacific Islander,
  • 0.82%, or 776 total occurrences, as American Indian and Native Alaskan,
  • 1.55%, or 1466 total occurrences, as two or more races, and
  • 1.37%, or 1296 total occurrences, as Hispanic ethnic origin.

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