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Ovington Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places named Ovington, most notably those in Durham and Northumberland, where the surname is most common. The one in Durham is named in Old English as ‘estate (tun) associated with (-ing-) a man called Wulfa’; the one in Northumberland as ‘hill (dun) of the followers of (-inga-) a man called Ofa’.

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

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Ovington Family Origin

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Ovington Family Occupations

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  • At Home

    6%
  • Carpenter & Builder

    6%
  • China & Bronze

    6%
  • Farmer

    6%

In 1880, the most common Ovington occupation in the USA was At Home. 6% of Ovington's were At Homes. At Home, Carpenter & Builder and China & Bronze were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ovington. A less common occupation for the Ovington family was Farmer.

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Ovington Life Expectancy

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