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Wellington Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the three places named Wellington, in Herefordshire, Shropshire, and Somerset. All are most probably named with an unattested Old English personal name Weola + -ing- (implying association with) + tun ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Wallington, Ellington, Allington, Walkington, Weddington, Billington

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Wellington Family Origin

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Wellington Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Farmer

    5%
  • Coal Miner

    3%
  • Carpenter

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Wellington family was Carpenter. Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wellington. The most common Wellington occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Wellington's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Wellington Historical Records

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Wellington Life Expectancy

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Famous Wellington Family

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)

Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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