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Wellington Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the three places named Wellington, in Herefordshire, Shropshire, and Somerset. All are most probably named with an unattested Old English personal name Weola + -ing- (implying association with) + tun ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Wallington, Ellington, Allington, Walkington, Weddington, Billington

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Wellington Family Origin

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Wellington Family Occupations

What did your Wellington ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wellington. A less common occupation for the Wellington family was Carpenter. The most common Wellington occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Wellington's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Wellington ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Wellington Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Wellington ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Wellington Life Expectancy

What is the average Wellington lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, Wellington life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Wellington in 1950 was 41, and 79 in 2004.

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United States

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wellington 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.

Famous Wellington Family

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