Whittington Family History
Whittington Name Meaning
English: habitational name from any of a large number of places called Whittington for example in Gloucestershire Worcestershire Warwickshire Shropshire Staffordshire Derbyshire Lancashire and Northumberland. Most of these places are named with the Old English personal name Hwīta + Old English connective -ing- + tūn ‘farmstead estate’ meaning ‘Hwīta's settlement’ or ‘settlement associated with Hwīta’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022