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Origin and popularity of the name HETHERINGTON

Origin

Hetherington : English (northern): habitational name from Hetherington in Wark (Northumberland) or from Harrington (Northamptonshire) both from the Old English personal name Hǣthhere + Old English connective -ing- + tūn ‘farmstead estate’. This surname has been established in Ireland (Laois Tyrone) since the 16th century.

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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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    (100 individuals)

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    Variants of name HETHERINGTON

    ETHERINGTON HEATHERINGTON HETHERINGGTON