Last Name BILLINGTON

Summary/Contribute


Meaning Local: Of Billington, a parish in diocese of Ely; or local 'of Billington,' a township and manor in the parish of Blackburn, county Lancashire.
Origin English, Irish

Rank 8,300 (2000 US census) 6,564 (1990 US census)
Count 3,671 (2000 US census)

Race / ethnic distribution

The 2000 US Census claims that
  • 88.4%, or 3245 total occurrences, of those with this family name identified themselves as being white,
  • 8.44%, or 310 total occurrences, as black,
  • 0.38%, or 14 total occurrences, as Asian and Pacific Islander,
  • 0.38%, or 14 total occurrences, as American Indian and Native Alaskan,
  • 1.23%, or 45 total occurrences, as two or more races, and
  • 1.17%, or 43 total occurrences, as Hispanic ethnic origin.


Longest baby names

The longest first name, consisting of 12 characters, from the baby names reported since the year 1880 in the United States is Francisquita.

There are three names consisting of 11 characters: Christopher, Margueritta, and Margueritte

English surnames

English surnames can be divided into five classes: Baptisimal or Personal (first) names, local, official, and occupative surnames. Nicknames represent the last class. Practically there are only four classes, for it is often hard ti distinguish between occupation and offic...

Scottish surnames

Scottish last names divide themselves into two classes: Highland and Lowland.
In very few instances the names were considered before the eleventh century. They became significantly better known only since the thirteen century.
Just like English and other last n...


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