First name origin & meaning:
Last name origins & meanings:
- English: habitational name from either of two places called
Walworth, in Greater London and County Durham, both named with Old
English w(e)alh ‘Briton’, genitive plural wala (see
Wallace) + worð ‘enclosure’. The present-day
concentration of the name in Yorkshire suggests the latter is the more
likely source. Compare Wallwork.
- A William Walworth of London came to New London, CT, in 1689.
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