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Worthington 1
Type Surname (from location)
Usage English
Other Forms FormsWurðingtun

Meaning & History

Habitational name from places in Lancashire and Leicestershire named Worthington; both may have originally been named in Old English as Wurðingtun "settlement (Old English tun) associated with Wurð", but it is also possible that the first element was Old English worðign, a derivative of worð ‘enclosure’.
Added 3/19/2009 by LMS
Edited 3/6/2020 by Mike C and LMS

Worthington 2