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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 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Coal Miner and Agricultural Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Allington. The most common Allington occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 7% of Allington's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Allington family was Farm Bailiff.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Coal Miner

  • Agricultural Laborer

  • Farm Bailiff


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Allington Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, 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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