What Does The Name Covington Mean?


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The name Covington is a masculine name of Old English origin. It is thought to mean "settlement near the cave". It is a habitational name taken from a place located in Huntingdonshire (now known as Cambridgeshire) named Covington. The Scottish origin of the name is from the habitational name coming from Covinton in Lanarkshire. It is also a popular place name.

While Covington is very rare as a male first name, it is more popular as a surname. Some similar baby names would include Carington, Caryngton and Carrington.

There are a couple of places in America that go by the name of Covington, including a Covington in Georgia; in Kentucky; in Michigan; in New York; in Tennessee; and in Washington.

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