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All you have to know about the last name WITHINGTON

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WITHINGTON : This last name is indexed 20,765 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

WITHINGTON : English (Lancashire): habitational name mainly from Withington in Lancashire and Cheshire though occasionally from any of the other places so named in Gloucestershire Herefordshire Shropshire and Staffordshire or Witherington Farm in Standlynch (Wiltshire). The placenames derive from Old English wīthign ‘willow willow copse’ + tūn ‘farmstead estate’.

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