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Washington Genealogy & History

Washington is an English locational name, originally referring to the people of Wassa who were hunters. Old English "wassa" means hunting and "tun" means settlement, and there were several early English villages named Washington in Durham and West Sussex. Washington family history includes a feudal manor in Lancashire and emigrants to Virginia in America in 1639. The most famous name-holder in Washington genealogy is American President George Washington, commander-in-chief of the revolutionary forces and "father of the country." It is thought the bars and mullets (stars) on the Washington coat of arms inspired the stars and stripes of the American flag.


Washington Birth Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
A Eugene Washington-- --, 1933December 20,2006IL
Babe Washington-- --, 1921February 9,1997TX
Caesar Washington-- --, 1914October 4,2006AL
Daisey Washington-- --, 1932September 9,1998NC

Washington Death Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
E Jean Washington-- --, 1916April 3,1988Kansas City,MO
Fable Washington-- --, 1921January ,1985Jersey City,NJ
G Andrew Washington-- --, 1957June 15,1993Los Angeles,CA
H Grady Washington-- --, 1914July ,1981Senoia,GA

Washington Marriage Records

NameSpouseMarriage DateLocation
Chester WashingtonJacqueline JonesApril 11,1984Wake, NC
Eugene WashingtonHallie LeachApril 17,1947Wake, NC
George WashingtonFannie TaylorMay 9,1936Wake, NC
John WashingtonVirginia MorrisApril 20,1936Wake, NC

Most Common Surnames After Washington

263rd: Swanson264th: Stanley
265th: Benson266th: Barker
267th: Fleming268th: Fields
269th: Diaz270th: Gregory
271st: Norris272nd: Rhodes

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