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Ellington Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Cambridgeshire, Kent, Northumbria, and North Yorkshire; most are so named from Old English Ellingtun ‘settlement (Old English tun) associated with Ella’, a short form of the various compound names with a first element ælf ‘elf’, but the one in Kent has its first element from the Old English byname Ealda meaning ‘old’.

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


Similar surnames: Allington, Elkington, Elvington, Wellington, Wallington, Edgington

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Ellington Family Origin

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Ellington Family Occupations

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  • Labour

    50%
  • M D

    50%

In 1881, Labour and M D were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Ellington. The most common Ellington occupation in Canada was Labour. 50% of Ellington's were Labours.

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