Witherington Family History
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Witherington Name Meaning
English: habitational name from Witherington Down or Witherington Farm in Wiltshire, or Witherenden in Ticehurst, Sussex. The Wiltshire places are named from an Old English wiðign ‘willow copse’ + Old English tun ‘settlement’. Witherenden is from the Old English personal name Wither + -ing- denoting association with + denn ‘woodland pasture’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Wetherington, Withington, Titterington, Henington, Cherrington