Whittington Family History
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Whittington Name Meaning
English: habitational name from any of a large number of places called Whittington, for example in Gloucestershire, Worcestershire, Warwickshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Derbyshire, Lancashire, and Northumberland. The place name could mean ‘Hwita’s settlement’ (Old English Hwitantun), ‘settlement associated with Hwita’ (Old English Hwitingtun), or ‘(at the) white settlement’ (Old English (æt ð?m) hwitan tune).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press