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Teddington Surname Origin
(Locality). A place on the Thames, so called from the tide ending there, before the building of London bridge--'tide-ending town,' corrupted to Teddington.
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.
Teddington Surname Meaning and Family Facts
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A Teddington Family History Thought:
'People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors.' --Edmund Burk