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Updated June 9, 2019

How Popular Is The Name Ellington

Family name origins & meanings

  • English : habitational name from places in Cambridgeshire, Kent, Northumbria, and North Yorkshire; most are so named from Old English Ellingtūn ‘settlement (Old English tūn) 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’.

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