Meaning and Origin of: Walworth

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First name origins & meanings:

  • English : Introvert

Last name origin & meaning:

  • English : habitational name from either of two places called Walworth, in Greater London and County Durham, both named with Old English w(e)alh ‘Briton’, genitive plural wala (see Wallace) + worð ‘enclosure’. The present-day concentration of the name in Yorkshire suggests the latter is the more likely source. Compare Wallwork.
  • A William Walworth of London came to New London, CT, in 1689.