Wetherington Family History

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Wetherington Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Wiltshire called Witherington, from Old English wiðign ‘willow copse’ (which is not recorded independently) + tun ‘settlement’, although the spellings with -r- only appear in the 17th century.

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


Similar surnames: Witherington, Hetherington, Withington, Warrington, Pennington

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Wetherington Family Origin

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Wetherington Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    18%
  • Brickmaker

    9%
  • Butcher Journeyman

    9%
  • Dressmaker

    9%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Wetherington family was Dressmaker. The most common Wetherington occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 18% of Wetherington's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Brickmaker and Butcher Journeyman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wetherington.

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Wetherington Historical Records

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Wetherington Life Expectancy

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