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Allington Name Meaning

Southern English: habitational name from any of at least nine different places called Allington, two in Kent, three in Wiltshire, and one each in Dorset, Devon, Hampshire, and Lincolnshire. These have different origins: those in Devon, Wiltshire near Chippenham, and Kent near Maidstone are from the Old English personal name Ælla + -ing-, implying association, + tun ‘settlement’; those in Dorset, Wiltshire near Devizes, and Lincolnshire are named with Old English ætheling ‘atheling (prince)’ + tun; those in Hampshire and Wiltshire near Amesbury are from the Old English personal name Ealda + tun; and the one in Kent near Lenham is from the Old English personal name Æþelnoþ + -ing- + tun.

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


Similar surnames: Wallington, Ellington, Arlington, Harrington, Billington, Elkington

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Allington Family Origin

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Allington Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Architect

    3%
  • Architect & Builder

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Allington family was Architect & Builder. The most common Allington occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Allington's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Architect were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Allington.

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