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Symington Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from any of various places in southern Scotland named with the personal name Simon (see Simon) + northern Middle English toun ‘settlement’. The two places in Ayrshire of this name were both held in the late 12th century by a certain Simon Loccard or Lockhart, from whom they presumably derive their name.

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


Similar surnames: Covington, Simington, Allington, Armington, Bevington, Elkington

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Symington Family Origin

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Symington Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Bank Cashier

    4%
  • Bookkeeper

    4%
  • Broom Maker

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Bank Cashier and Bookkeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Symington. The most common Symington occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Symington's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Symington family was Broom Maker.

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