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All you have to know about the last name PENNINGTON

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PENNINGTON : This last name is indexed 114,966 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

PENNINGTON : English (mainly Lancashire and Cumbria):: 1: habitational name from Pennington in Furness (Lancashire) which derives from Old English pening ‘penny’ + tūn ‘farmstead estate’ or from Pennington in Leigh (Lancashire) which probably derives from the Old English personal name Pinna + the Old English groupname suffix -ingas (genitive -inga-) + Old English tūn.2: habitational name from Pennington (Hampshire) or from Penton Grafton or Penton Mewsey (both Hampshire); see Penton. All have the same etymology as Pennington in Furness; see 1 above.

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