Ovington Family History
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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