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Kennington Name Meaning

English: habitational name for someone from a place called Kennington in Greater London (formerly in Surrey), Oxfordshire, or Kent. The first two are from the Old English personal name Cena + -ing- (a connective particle denoting association with) + tun ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’. The place in Kent is named from Old English cyne- ‘royal’ + tun.

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


Similar surnames: Bennington, Pennington, Dennington, Henington, Dunnington, Cunnington

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Kennington Family Origin

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Kennington Family Occupations

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  • Annuitant

    4%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Joiner

    4%
  • Labourer

    4%

In 1881, Annuitant, Farmer and Joiner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kennington. The most common Kennington occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 4% of Kennington's were Annuitants. A less common occupation for the Kennington family was Labourer.

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Kennington Life Expectancy

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