Meaning:Son of Hob
Hopkins is a masculine moniker with Old English roots. Deriving from the given name Hob, a short form of Robert, with kin, Hopkins means “son of Hob.” Robert can be traced back to the Germanic moniker Hrodebert, signifying “bright fame.” As a surname, it is famously borne by Welsh actor Anthony Hopkins, who boasts legendary performances in Silence of the Lambs and Hannibal. With a name like Hopkins, baby’s success is written in the stars.

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