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Remington Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Rimington in Yorkshire, so called from the old name of the stream on which it stands (Old English Riming ‘boundary stream’) + Old English tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Henington, Bevington, Edington, Reddington, Pennington, Elkington

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Remington Family Origin

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Remington Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Remington family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Remington. The most common Remington occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Remington's were Farmers.

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Remington Historical Records

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Remington Life Expectancy

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