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Waddington Name Meaning

Northern English: habitational name from any of various places called Waddington. One near Clitheroe in Lancashire and another in Lincolnshire (Wadintune in Domesday Book) were originally named in Old English as the ‘settlement (Old English tun) associated with Wada’.

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


Similar surnames: Addington, Weddington, Wallington, Warmington, Washington, Warrington

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Waddington Family Origin

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Waddington Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    5%
  • Cotton Weaver

    5%
  • Joiner

    2%
  • Stone Mason

    1%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Waddington family was Stone Mason. Farmer, Cotton Weaver and Joiner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Waddington. The most common Waddington occupation in the UK was Farmer. 5% of Waddington's were Farmers.

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Waddington Historical Records

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Waddington Life Expectancy

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