Hingston Family History
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Hingston Name Meaning
English (Devon): habitational name from any of three places so named. Hingston, Cornwall and Hingston Down in Moretonhampstead, Devon are both named from the Old English byname Hengest (or from Old English hengest ‘stallion’) + Old English dun ‘hill’, while Hingston in Bigbury, Devon is named from Old English hind ‘hind’ + stan ‘stone’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press