Hetherington Family History

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Hetherington Name Meaning

English (northern border counties): habitational name from a place so named in Northumberland, possibly from Old English heahdeor ‘stag’, ‘deer’ or h?ddre ‘heather’ + -ing ‘characterized by’ + tun ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’. This surname has been established in Ireland since the 16th century.

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


Similar surnames: Wetherington, Witherington, Titterington, Henington, Netherton

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Hetherington Family Origin

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Hetherington Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    6%
  • Coal Miner

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    2%
  • Labourer

    2%

In 1881, the most common Hetherington occupation in the UK was Farmer. 6% of Hetherington's were Farmers. Farmer, Coal Miner and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hetherington. A less common occupation for the Hetherington family was Labourer.

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Hetherington Historical Records

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Hetherington Life Expectancy

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