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Woodington Name Meaning

English (Gloucestershire): habitational name from a place named Woodington, of which there are examples in Devon and Hampshire. The Devon place is probably named from the Old English personal name Odda (with genitive -n) + Old English tun ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Wormington, Wallington, Coddington, Waddington, Covington, Ludington

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Woodington Family Origin

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Woodington Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    10%
  • Boot Maker

    7%
  • Bankers Clerk

    3%
  • Boot & Shoe Maker

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Woodington family was Boot & Shoe Maker. Coal Miner, Boot Maker and Bankers Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Woodington. The most common Woodington occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 10% of Woodington's were Coal Miners.

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Woodington Historical Records

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Woodington Life Expectancy

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