Hoisington Family History
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Hoisington Name Meaning
Perhaps an altered form of Horsington, an English habitational name, from places so named in Somerset and Lincolnshire. The first is named from Old English hors-þegn ‘horsekeeper’, ‘groom’ + tun ‘farmstead’, while the second is named in Domesday Book as Horsintone ‘farmstead (Old English tun) associated with (-ing-) a man called Horsa’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press