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From the Anglo-Norman personal name Hamlin, a double diminutive of Old French Haimon.

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Hamlin (countable and uncountable, plural Hamlins)

  1. A surname from Anglo-Norman.
  2. A male given name transferred from the surname.
  3. A placename:
    1. An unincorporated community in Audubon County, Iowa, United States.
    2. A city in Brown County, Kansas, United States.
    3. An unincorporated community in Calloway County, Kentucky, United States.
    4. A town in Aroostook County, Maine, United States.
    5. A town in Monroe County, New York, United States.
    6. A city in Jones County, Texas, United States.
    7. A town, the county seat of Lincoln County, West Virginia, United States.
    8. Ellipsis of Hamlin County.
    9. Ellipsis of Hamlin Township.

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  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Hamlin is the 2150th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 16871 individuals. Hamlin is most common among White (79.22%) and Black/African American (15.29%) individuals.

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