Kennington Family History
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Kennington Name Meaning
English: habitational name for someone from a place called Kennington in Greater London (formerly in Surrey), Oxfordshire, or Kent. The first two are from the Old English personal name Cena + -ing- (a connective particle denoting association with) + tun ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’. The place in Kent is named from Old English cyne- ‘royal’ + tun.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Bennington, Pennington, Dennington, Henington, Dunnington, Cunnington