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Witherington Surname Origin

A contraction of Wooderington. From Saxon wyderian, to wither, and dun, a hill. The withered or dry hill. A place in Northumberland, England. Weiderington, the place of pasturing cattle, Dutch, Weide, a pasture, weider, one who takes care of cattle, a herdsman.

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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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