Geneanet > Resources > Family Names > OVINGTON

Origin and popularity of the name OVINGTON


Ovington : English (Durham):: 1: habitational name from Ovington (Durham). The placename derives from the Old English personal name Wulfa + connective -ing- + Old English tūn ‘farmstead settlement’.2: possibly a variant of Ovenden a habitational name perhaps derived from Ovingdean (Sussex) or Ovenden (Yorkshire). The placename Ovingdean derives from the Old English personal name Ofa or Ūfa + the Old English group name suffix -ingas (genitive -inga-) + Old English denu ‘valley’. The placename Ovenden derives from Old English ofen ‘furnace’ or ofan ufan ‘over above’ + denu ‘valley’.

Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

Subject to the Terms and Conditions of Ancestry

Last name frequency

Geographic distribution of the 482 individuals with the name OVINGTON on Geneanet.


Most found places for the name OVINGTON:

    This last name in the family trees

    See below the Geneanet members' family trees which contain the last name OVINGTON

    (70 individuals)
    (32 individuals)
    (22 individuals)
    (17 individuals)

    Search another name

    Search 9 billion individuals

    Search 9 billion individuals

    Search the name of your ancestors and your family in a database of 9 billion indexed individuals on Geneanet.

    Search OVINGTON

    Start your family tree

    Start your family tree

    Create your family tree and take advantage of valuable tips to help you search your ancestors.

    Start your family tree

    Variants of name OVINGTON