Wentworth Family History
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Wentworth Name Meaning
English: habitational name from places in Cambridgeshire and South Yorkshire called Wentworth, probably from the Old English byname Wintra meaning ‘winter’ + Old English worð ‘enclosure’. It is, however, also possible that the name referred to a settlement inhabited only in winter. Compare Winterbottom.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press