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Bullington Name Meaning

English:: variant of Billington found as such in colonial VA. habitational name from Bullington in Lincolnshire named in Old English ‘the settlement (tūn) associated with (connective particle -ing) a man named Bula’. Alternatively a variant of Bollington a habitational name from Bollington in Cheshire named in Old English ‘the settlement (tūn) on the river Bolling’. This surname is rare in Britain.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Billington, Huffington, Allington, Bevington, Burrington, Wellington

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Where is the Bullington family from?

You can see how Bullington families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bullington family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bullington families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 7 Bullington families living in Indiana. This was about 22% of all the recorded Bullington's in USA. Indiana had the highest population of Bullington families in 1840.
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What did your Bullington ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Bullington. 23% of Bullington men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Bullington women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bullington were Salesman and Stenographer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Carpenter
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Teacher
  • Housekeeper
  • Stenographer
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Passenger Lists

There are 424 immigration records available for the last name Bullington. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Bullington. For the veterans among your Bullington ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bullington lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Bullington life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Bullington in 1944 was 30, and 78 in 2004.

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