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Remington Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Rimington in Yorkshire, so called from the old name of the stream on which it stands (Old English Riming ‘boundary stream’) + Old English tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Henington, Bevington, Edington, Reddington, Pennington, Elkington

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Remington Family Origin

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Remington Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Annuitant

    4%
  • Iron Miner

    4%
  • Laundress

    4%

In 1881, the most common Remington occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Remington's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Annuitant and Iron Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Remington. A less common occupation for the Remington family was Laundress.

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Remington Historical Records

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Remington Life Expectancy

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