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Meaning & Origins

Scottish and northern Irish: habitational name from what is now a deserted village in the parish of Barkby, Leicestershire. This is named from Old English hamel ‘crooked’ + dūn ‘hill’. Hamilton near Glasgow was founded by the Hamiltons and named after them. In Ireland, this name may have replaced Hamill in a few cases. It has also been used as the equivalent of the Irish (Cork) name Ó hUrmholtaigh.
106th in the U.S.

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Hundreds of thousands
of people in the U.S have this name
278,534
to be exact
Kentucky
has the most people named Hamilton per capita

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