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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Abington

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  1. A small town in Pennsylvania, near Philadelphia.
  2. A town in southeastern Massachusetts, south of Boston.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Abington

Fanny Abington was an actress. Fanny was given the name Frances Barton in 1737 in London. Fanny is also known as Nosegay Fan. She left this life on March 4th, 1815.


Bill was born on September 6th, 1921. He passed away on January 4th, 2014.


Jr. Edward Abington is a U.S. consul general in Jerusalem.


He breathed his last breath in 1569.


W. H. Abington was a Member of the Arkansas House of Representatives, Speaker of the Arkansas House of Representatives, Member of the Arkansas State Senate, Member of theArkansas House of Representatives, and Member of theArkansas State Senate. W. was born on January 2nd, 1871 in Des Arc, Arkansas. He died on March 19th, 1951.


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Popularity of Abington as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Abington U.S.
  White 58.15% 64.26%
  African American 35.68% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.64% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.64% 16.26%

Of Last Name Abington

People with the last name Abington are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Abington

  • How Popular is the name Abington? As a last name Abington was the 82,908th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Abington first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Abington is Monday, November 4th, 1889.
  • How unique is the name Abington? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Abington. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Abington: Your name in reverse order is Notgniba. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Noabgtin. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Abington? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 227 people with the last name Abington.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Abington? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Abington as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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