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Withington Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of several places called Withington. The majority, including those in Cheshire, Herefordshire, Lancashire, and Shropshire, are named from an unattested Old English wiðign ‘willow copse’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’; Withington in Gloucestershire appears in Domesday Book as Widindune, from the genitive case of an Old English personal name Widia + Old English dun ‘hill’.

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


Similar surnames: Witherington, Whittington, Worthington, Washington, Wallington

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Withington Family Origin

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Withington Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    3%
  • Coal Miner

    3%
  • Cotton Weaver

    3%
  • Cotton Spinner

    2%

In 1881, Labourer, Coal Miner and Cotton Weaver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Withington. The most common Withington occupation in the UK was Labourer. 3% of Withington's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Withington family was Cotton Spinner.

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