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Addington Family History

Addington Name Meaning
English: habitational name from any of various places named in Old English as Eaddingtun ‘settlement associated with Eadda’ or Æddingtun ‘settlement associated with Æddi’. Places so named are found in Northamptonshire, Buckinghamshire, Kent, and Greater London.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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1,282 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Addington Families

  • Number of Addington families
     48 - 93
     17 - 47
     1 - 16
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Addington families
     50 - 97
     17 - 49
     1 - 16
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Addington families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Addington Family Origin

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Addington Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Addington

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Addington Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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