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Ellington Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Cambridgeshire, Kent, Northumbria, and North Yorkshire; most are so named from Old English Ellingtun ‘settlement (Old English tun) associated with Ella’, a short form of the various compound names with a first element ælf ‘elf’, but the one in Kent has its first element from the Old English byname Ealda meaning ‘old’.

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

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Ellington Family Origin

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Ellington Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ellington family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ellington. The most common Ellington occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Ellington's were Farmers.

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Ellington Life Expectancy

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