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Origin and popularity of the name ELKINGTON

Origin

Elkington : English: habitational name from North or South Elkington in Lincolnshire from an Old English personal name (possibly Ēadlāc) + -ing denoting association + Old English tūn ‘farmstead settlement’. Elkington in Northamptonshire is unlikely to be the source of the surname for until c. 1617 it was called Eltington or Elteton.

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Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press
FANBI : The Oxford Dictionary if Family Names in Britain and Ireland, ©2016, University of the West of England

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    Variants of name ELKINGTON

    ELKYNGTON ELKINTON ELLINGTON ELKERTON