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Waddington Name Meaning

Northern English: habitational name from any of various places called Waddington. One near Clitheroe in Lancashire and another in Lincolnshire (Wadintune in Domesday Book) were originally named in Old English as the ‘settlement (Old English tun) associated with Wada’.

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


Similar surnames: Addington, Weddington, Wallington, Warmington, Washington, Warrington

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Waddington Family Origin

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Waddington Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Carpenter

    3%
  • Dry Good Merchant

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Waddington. A less common occupation for the Waddington family was Dry Good Merchant. The most common Waddington occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Waddington's were Farmers.

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Waddington Life Expectancy

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