Last name: WADDINGTON

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WADDINGTON : This last name is indexed 60,127 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

WADDINGTON : English (Yorkshire and Lancashire): habitational name mostly from Waddington in Yorkshire but also from Waddington in Lincolnshire and perhaps occasionally Waddington in Coulsdon (Surrey). The first two placenames derive from the Old English personal name Wada + Old English connective -ing- + tūn ‘farmstead estate’. The Surrey placename derives from Old English hwǣte ‘wheat’ later hwǣten ‘growing with wheat’ + dūn ‘hill’.

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