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Allington Name Meaning

Southern English: habitational name from any of at least nine different places called Allington, two in Kent, three in Wiltshire, and one each in Dorset, Devon, Hampshire, and Lincolnshire. These have different origins: those in Devon, Wiltshire near Chippenham, and Kent near Maidstone are from the Old English personal name Ælla + -ing-, implying association, + tun ‘settlement’; those in Dorset, Wiltshire near Devizes, and Lincolnshire are named with Old English ætheling ‘atheling (prince)’ + tun; those in Hampshire and Wiltshire near Amesbury are from the Old English personal name Ealda + tun; and the one in Kent near Lenham is from the Old English personal name Æþelnoþ + -ing- + tun.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Wallington, Ellington, Arlington, Harrington, Billington, Elkington

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Allington Family Origin

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Allington Family Occupations

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In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Allington. 2% of Allington men worked as a General Labourer and 56% of Allington women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Allington were Painter decorator and House Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    2%
  • Agricultural Labourer
    2%
  • Builders Labourer
    2%
  • Painter decorator
    2%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    56%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    2%
  • Domestic Servant
    2%
  • House Duties
    2%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Allington Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Allington. For the veterans among your Allington ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Allington Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Allington life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Allington in 1955 was 42, and 55 in 2004.

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