Addington Family History

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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

Similar surnames: Waddington, Edington, Edgington, Wallington, Allington, Ludington

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Addington Family Origin

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Addington Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Addington occupation in the USA was Farmer. 51% of Addington's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Addington. A less common occupation for the Addington family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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Addington Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Addington. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Addington census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Addington. 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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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Addington. For the veterans among your Addington ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Addington Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Addington life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Addington in 1944 was 50, and 74 in 2004.

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