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All you have to know about the last name HUNTINGTON

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HUNTINGTON : This last name is indexed 100,020 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

HUNTINGTON : English (northern): habitational name from any of various places called Huntington most of which are named with Old English huntena the genitive plural form of hunta ‘hunter huntsman’ + dūn ‘hill’ or tūn ‘farmstead estate’. Some however may have Old English hunting ‘hunting’ as the initial element while others may derive from the Old English personal name Hunta (genitive Huntan) perhaps with Old English connective -ing- + tūn. The surname may also arise from Huntingdon (Huntingdonshire) which derives from the Old English personal name Hunta (genitive Huntan) or Old English hunta (genitive huntan) + dūn.

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