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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

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Witherington Family Origin

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Witherington Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    6%
  • Farmer

    5%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Housekeeper

    3%

In 1881, Coal Miner, Farmer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Witherington. The most common Witherington occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 6% of Witherington's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Witherington family was Housekeeper.

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