Withington Family History
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Withington Name Meaning
English: habitational name from any of several places called Withington. The majority, including those in Cheshire, Herefordshire, Lancashire, and Shropshire, are named from an unattested Old English wiðign ‘willow copse’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’; Withington in Gloucestershire appears in Domesday Book as Widindune, from the genitive case of an Old English personal name Widia + Old English dun ‘hill’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press