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Waddington Family History

Waddington Name Meaning
Northern English: habitational name from any of various places called Waddington. One near Clitheroe in Lancashire and another in Lincolnshire (Wadintune in Domesday Book) were originally named in Old English as the ‘settlement (Old English tun) associated with Wada’.

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

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141,811 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
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8,242 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Waddington Families

  • Number of Waddington families
     23 - 44
     8 - 22
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Waddington families
     1,269 - 2,536
     424 - 1,268
     1 - 423
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Waddington families
     15 - 27
     6 - 14
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Waddington Family Origin

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Waddington Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Waddington

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Waddington Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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