The ancient Viking-Scottish name Hakans is derived from Henry. Further research revealed that the name is derived from the diminutive Harry; it is a double diminutive of Harry in the form Har-kin.
Early Origins of the Hakans family
The surname Hakans was first found in Norfolk
, where they held a family seat
from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest
and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.
Early History of the Hakans family
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Hakans Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Harkin, Harken, Harkins, Hacon, Hakon, Haken and others.
Early Notables of the Hakans family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Hakans family to Ireland
Some of the Hakans family moved to Ireland
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Migration of the Hakans family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Daniel, James, John, Patrick, William Harkin arrived in Philadelphia from about 1800 to 1870; Andrew, Daniel, Edward, James, John, Patrick and William Harkins arrived in Philadelphia between 1830 and 1870..