Huntington Family History
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Huntington Name Meaning
English: habitational name from any of several places so called, named with the genitive plural huntena of Old English hunta ‘hunter’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’ or dun ‘hill’ (the forms in -ton and -don having become inextricably confused). A number of bearers of this name may well derive it from Huntingdon, now in Cambridgeshire (formerly the county seat of the old county of Huntingdonshire), which is named from the genitive case of Old English hunta ‘huntsman’, perhaps used as a personal name, + dun ‘hill’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Henington, Huffington, Cunnington, Harrington, Hunton, Pennington