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Hopkins family page


Hopkins family group

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Direct links to lists of baptisms, marriages and burials for the Hopkins family can be found under Family Records opposite. If you want to search for records for a spelling variant of Hopkins, or for any other family name, just click below on the first letter of the family name you are interested in. This will open a new tab in your browser giving you a list of family names beginning with that letter, for which there are baptism records in our database of half a million church and public registry records.

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Origins of surname

This name has been associated with Wales in the past 300 years or so, but it is of much older English origin, ultimately derived from the Germanic warrior Hrodberht, meaning ‘renowned fame’. The name developed separately in France as Robert, which was then also absorbed into English. There are variants as surnames in British records as early as the 13th century.

Early records

There is an isolated baptism record for Elizabeth, daughter of Thomas and Sara Hopkins, in St Helier in 1742; and a marriage of Maurice Uphill Hopkins and Anne Pryor Bean, both of Somerset in St Saviour in 1779, but it was not until the 1870s that a family became established - see tree below


  • Hopkins
  • Hopkin
  • Hopkinson

Family records


Family trees


Births and baptisms


Great War service


Family wills

These wills created by members of the Hopkins family are now held by Jersey Archive. By visiting the archive site and using the names, dates and reference numbers shown here, it is possible to view a copy of each will. You will have to subscribe to the Archive's online service to do this. To find out more about this collection, which covers the period from 1663 to 1980, and how to search for your family's wills there, visit our Jersey wills page

  • Margaret Hopkins of 62 Great Union Road, St Helier - 25 February 1892, D/Y/A/51
  • Edmund Hopkins, Westlea, La Rocque, Grouville - 14 August 1936, D/Y/A/99

Family gravestones

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