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Worthington Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Lancashire and Leicestershire named Worthington; both may have originally been named in Old English as Wurðingtun ‘settlement (Old English tun) associated with Wurð’, but it is also possible that the first element was Old English worðign, a derivative of worð ‘enclosure’.

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


Similar surnames: Withington, Wormington, Washington, Warrington, Whittington

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Worthington Family Origin

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Worthington Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    7%
  • Farmer

    5%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Worthington family was Agricultural Labourer. The most common Worthington occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 7% of Worthington's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Worthington.

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Worthington Historical Records

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Worthington Life Expectancy

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