Last name: ELLINGTON

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All you have to know about the last name ELLINGTON

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ELLINGTON : This last name is indexed 22,267 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

ELLINGTON : English: habitational name from any of several places called Ellington (Hampshire Kent North Yorkshire and Northumberland) named either from Old English æl ēl ‘eel’ or from the Old English personal name Ella or Eli (a short form of various compound names with the first element ælf ‘elf’) + Old English connective -ing- + tūn ‘farmstead’. However Ellington in Kent has its first element from the Old English byname Ealda ‘old’.

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