Headington Family History

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Headington Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Headington in Oxfordshire, named with the genitive of an unrecorded Old English personal name, Hedena, + dun ‘hill’.

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


Similar surnames: Henington, Heffington, Huntington, Weddington, Herrington, Huffington

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Headington Family Origin

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Headington Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Farming

    10%
  • Keeping Livery Stable

    7%

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In 1880, the most common Headington occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Headington's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Headington. A less common occupation for the Headington family was Keeping Livery Stable.

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Headington Historical Records

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Headington Life Expectancy

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