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Wetherington Family History

Wetherington Name Meaning
English: habitational name from a place in Wiltshire called Witherington, from Old English wiðign ‘willow copse’ (which is not recorded independently) + tun ‘settlement’, although the spellings with -r- only appear in the 17th century. UK 0.

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

51,037 Historical Documents with Wetherington on Ancestry.com
11,028 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,961 Military Records
244 Immigration Records
5,602 Census and Voter Lists
32,202 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Wetherington Families

  • Number of Wetherington families
     20 - 38
     7 - 19
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Wetherington families
     18 - 33
     7 - 17
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Wetherington last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Wetherington Family Origin

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Wetherington Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Wetherington

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Wetherington Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Wetherington Civil War Service Records

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