John Whittington

about 1512–
Pauntley, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

John Whittington was born about 1512, in Pauntley, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom.

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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. The place name could mean ‘Hwīta's settlement’ (Old English Hwītantūn), ‘settlement associated with Hwīta’ (Old English Hwītingtūn), or ‘(at the) white settlement’ (Old English (æt ðǣm) hwītan tūne).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Plantagenet Ancestry: A Study In Colonial And Medieval Families, 2nd Edition, 2011

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