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Edgington Name Meaning

English (West Midlands): probably a habitational name, of uncertain origin. It may be from a lost place, so named as the ‘settlement (Old English tun) associated with Ecgi’, a short form of the various compound names with the first element ecg ‘edge’, ‘point’ (of a weapon). Alternatively, it may be a variant of Erdington (see Edrington).

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


Similar surnames: Edrington, Edington, Ellington, Reddington, Addington, Elkington

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Edgington Family Origin

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Edgington Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    4%

In 1880, the most common Edgington occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Edgington's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Edgington. A less common occupation for the Edgington family was Farming.

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