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Symington Surname Origin

(Locality). From a parish by that name in the north-west of Kyle, Ayrshire, Scotland; originally Symonstown, so called from Simon Lockard or Lockart, who held the lands under Walter, the first Stewart.

Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.




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'He who has no knaves, fools, or beggars in his family was begot by a flash of lightening.' --Old English Proverb




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