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Kington Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the various places so called, in Dorset, Herefordshire, Warwickshire, Wiltshire, and Worcestershire. These are named from Old French cyne- ‘royal’ (replaced by Old English cyning ‘king’) + tun ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Kinton, Kingdon, Kingston, Hinton, Kenton, Edington, Linton, Winton

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Kington Family Origin

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Kington Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%
  • Farm Worker

    8%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kington family was Farm Worker. Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kington. The most common Kington occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Kington's were Farmers.

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Kington Historical Records

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Kington Life Expectancy

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