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Witherington Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Witherington Down or Witherington Farm in Wiltshire, or Witherenden in Ticehurst, Sussex. The Wiltshire places are named from an Old English wiðign ‘willow copse’ + Old English tun ‘settlement’. Witherenden is from the Old English personal name Wither + -ing- denoting association with + denn ‘woodland pasture’.

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


Similar surnames: Wetherington, Withington, Titterington, Henington, Cherrington

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Witherington Family Origin

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Witherington Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    52%
  • Farming

    10%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Carpenter

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Witherington family was Carpenter. The most common Witherington occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Witherington's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Witherington.

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