Babington Family History

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Babington Name Meaning

English: habitational name for someone from Babington in Somerset or Great or Little Bavington in Northumberland, named with the Old English personal name Babba (see Babb) + the connective particle -ing- ‘associated with’, ‘named after’ + tun ‘settlement’.

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

Similar surnames: Barrington, Bevington, Brinton, Wallington, Harrington, Armington

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Babington Family Origin

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Babington Family Occupations

What did your Babington ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Annuitant, Waterman and (Brewer) Ales Finny Breaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Babington. The most common Babington occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 5% of Babington's were Annuitants. A less common occupation for the Babington family was American Merchant.

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  • Annuitant

  • Waterman

  • (Brewer) Ales Finny Breaker

  • American Merchant


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Babington ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Babington Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Babington. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Babington census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Babington. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

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

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Babington Life Expectancy

What is the average Babington lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Babington life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Babington in 1962 was 83, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Babington

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Babington ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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