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Sappington Name Meaning

Possibly an English habitational name from Sapperton in Gloucestershire or Lincolnshire, both named from an Old English sapere ‘soapmakers’, ‘soap merchants’ + tun ‘settlement’, ‘farmstead’. The surname, however, does not occur in present-day records.

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


Similar surnames: Warrington, Waddington, Allington, Barrington, Farrington, Harrington

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Sappington Family Origin

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Sappington Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Farming

    9%
  • Physician

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sappington. The most common Sappington occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Sappington's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Sappington family was Physician.

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Sappington Life Expectancy

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