Weddington Family History

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Weddington Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Weddington in Warwickshire, recorded in Domesday Book as Watintune, from an unattested Old English personal name Hwæt + -ing- denoting association with + tun ‘estate’. However, the surname does not appear in English sources and it may simply be an altered form of Waddington.

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

Similar surnames: Waddington, Reddington, Warrington, Wellington, Coddington, Ludington

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Weddington Family Origin

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Weddington Family Occupations

What did your Weddington ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Weddington occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Weddington's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Weddington family was Keeping House. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Weddington.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House


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Weddington Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Weddington. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Weddington census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 343 immigration records available for the last name Weddington. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Weddington. For the veterans among your Weddington ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Weddington Life Expectancy

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Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Weddington life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Weddington in 1950 was 54, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Weddington ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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