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What does Worthington mean?

Worthington Pronunciation of Worthington [wor-thing-ton] as a name for boys is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Worthington is "fenced farm". Worthington is an alternate spelling of Worth (Old English).

Associated with: old english, farm.


1 different relation via Worth: Worthing.

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Middle name pairings:
Worthington Eliot (W.E.), ..

How popular is Worthington?

Worthington is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#2363 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only prominent varying form of Worthington (not in Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000 is Worth. Adoption of this form of Worthington was at its highest a century ago (#804). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Worth in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Worthington and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Barrington, Carington, Carrington, Caryngton (see Carrington), Covington, Ellington, Harrington, Huntingdon, Huntington, Johnston, Remington, Washington, Wellington, Winston, Winton and Wriston. These names tend to be more commonly used than Worthington.

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