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Kington Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the various places so called, in Dorset, Herefordshire, Warwickshire, Wiltshire, and Worcestershire. These are named from Old French cyne- ‘royal’ (replaced by Old English cyning ‘king’) + tun ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Kinton, Kingdon, Kingston, Hinton, Kenton, Edington, Linton, Winton

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Kington Family Origin

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Kington Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    8%
  • General Laborer

    5%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • Dressmaker

    3%

In 1881, the most common Kington occupation in the UK was Farmer. 8% of Kington's were Farmers. Farmer, General Laborer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kington. A less common occupation for the Kington family was Dressmaker.

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Kington Historical Records

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Kington Life Expectancy

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