Anglo-Saxon culture. The name Pardington comes from when the family lived in the region of Partington. Pardington is a topographic surname, which was given to a person who resided near a physical feature such as a hill, stream, church, or type of tree. Habitation names form the other broad category of surnames that were derived from place-names. They were derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads.
Early Origins of the Pardington family
Cheshire at Partington, a township, in the parish of Bowdon, union of Altrincham, hundred of Bucklow. CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print. The place name dates back to at least 1220 when it was first listed as Pattingham. Literally, it means "homestead of the family or followers of a man called P(e)atta," from the Old English personal name + "inga" or "ing" + "ham." CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4) "This surname is well known in South Lancashire." CITATION[CLOSE]
Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
"The Partingtons are best represented in the Manchester district. There is a Cheshire township thus called. There are also Partingtons in Worcestershire." CITATION[CLOSE]
Early History of the Pardington family
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Pardington Spelling Variations
spelling variations under which the name Pardington has appeared include Partington, Partingtone and others.
Early Notables of the Pardington family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Pardington family to Ireland
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Migration of the Pardington family to the New World and Oceana
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Pardington Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Pardington (post 1700)
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