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Remington Family History

Remington Name Meaning
English: habitational name from Rimington in Yorkshire, so called from the old name of the stream on which it stands (Old English Riming ‘boundary stream’) + Old English tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

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Name Distribution of Remington Families

  • Number of Remington families
     90 - 177
     31 - 89
     1 - 30
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Remington families
     64 - 126
     22 - 63
     1 - 21
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Remington families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Remington Family Origin

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Remington Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Remington

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Remington Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Remington Civil War Service Records

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