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Origin, popularity and meaning of the name WIGGINTON


Wigginton : English (Leicestershire and Rutland): habitational name from any of several places called Wigginton in Staffordshire Oxfordshire Hertfordshire and North Yorkshire. The Staffordshire Oxfordshire and Hertfordshire placenames derive from the Old English personal name Wicga (genitive Wicgan) + Old English tūn ‘farmstead estate’ or the personal name Wicga + Old English connective -ing- + tūn. The North Yorkshire placename may derive from the Old Norse personal name Víkingr + Old English tūn.


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

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