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Origine of last name

KINGSTON : English: habitational name from any of numerous places throughout England called Kingston or Kingstone. Almost all of them derive from Old English cyning cing ‘king’ (genitive cyninges cinges) + tūn ‘farmstead estate’ though some have a different etymology such as Kingston on Soar in Nottinghamshire which derives from Old English cyne ‘royal’ + stān ‘stone’.

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