Edington Family History

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Edington Name Meaning

Northern English and Scottish: habitational name from any of various places so named, especially one in Northumbria originally named in Old English as Idingtun ‘settlement (Old English tun) associated with Ida’ (see Ide).

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


Similar surnames: Edgington, Edrington, Ledington, Ellington, Henington, Kington

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Edington Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Edington name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Edington. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    53%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    20%

  • Germanic Europe

    6%

  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples

    3%

  • Norway

    3%

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Edington Family Origin

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Edington Family Occupations

What did your Edington ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Edington family was Clark. Farmer, Bridge Tender and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Edington. The most common Edington occupation in Canada was Farmer. 36% of Edington's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Bridge Tender

    7%
  • Cabinet Maker

    7%
  • Clark

    7%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Edington ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Edington Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Edington. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Edington census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Edington. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Edington. For the veterans among your Edington ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Edington Life Expectancy

What is the average Edington lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Edington life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Edington in 1946 was 62, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Edington

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Edington ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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