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All you have to know about the last name WHITTINGTON

Last name frequency

WHITTINGTON : This last name is indexed 49,986 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

WHITTINGTON : English: habitational name from any of a large number of places called Whittington for example in Gloucestershire Worcestershire Warwickshire Shropshire Staffordshire Derbyshire Lancashire and Northumberland. Most of these places are named with the Old English personal name Hwīta + Old English connective -ing- + tūn ‘farmstead estate’ meaning ‘Hwīta's settlement’ or ‘settlement associated with Hwīta’.

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