What does Huntington mean?

Definitions for Huntington
ˈhʌn tɪŋ tənhunt·ing·ton

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Huntington, George Huntingtonnoun

    United States physician who first described Huntington's chorea

  2. Huntington, Samuel Huntingtonnoun

    American revolutionary leader who signed the Declaration of Independence and was president of the Continental Congress (1731-1796)

  3. Huntington, Collis Potter Huntingtonnoun

    United States railroad executive who built the western section of the first United States transcontinental railroad (1821-1900)

  4. Huntingtonnoun

    a city of western West Virginia on the Ohio river at the mouth of the Kanawha


  1. Huntingtonnoun

    an English habitational surname for someone who lived at any of several places whose name is derived from hunta, hunter, especially from Huntingdon

  2. Huntingtonnoun

    A city in West Virginia, United States


  1. Huntington

    Huntington is a major U.S. River Port and the largest Metropolitan Area in the State of West Virginia. The city is located in Cabell and Wayne counties at the confluence of the Guyandotte River & the Ohio River. The first permanent settlement, Holderby's Landing, was founded in 1775 in what was then the Colony of Virginia. The City of Huntington was founded by Collis P. Huntington and Delos W. Emmons as the western terminus of the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway in 1871. The 2006 Warner Bros. motion picture We Are Marshall, and the 2010 ABC series Food Revolution were filmed on location in Huntington. As of the 2010 census, the Huntington Metro Area is the largest in the State of West Virginia, it spans 7 counties across 3 states, with a population of 365,419. Huntington is the largest city within the MSA and the second largest city in the State of West Virginia, with a population of 49,138 at the 2010 census. The Huntington-Charleston TV Market, is currently the 64th-largest in the nation. The city is the home of Marshall University, as well as the Huntington Museum of Art, the Big Sandy Superstore Arena, the Huntington District-U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Collis P. Huntington Historical Society and Railroad Museum, Camden Park; one of the world's oldest amusement parks, the Headquarters of the CSX Transportation-Huntington Division; the largest division in the CSX network, and the Port of Huntington-Tristate; the largest river port in the United States.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Huntington is ranked #4831 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Huntington surname appeared 7,306 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 2 would have the surname Huntington.

    88.1% or 6,442 total occurrences were White.
    4.2% or 310 total occurrences were Black.
    2.4% or 177 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    2.3% or 173 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2% or 147 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.7% or 57 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Huntington in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Huntington in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Huntington in a Sentence

  1. Huntington Beach:

    The health and safety of our residents and visitors is of the utmost importance. We understand the significance our beaches have on tourism, our economy, and our overall livelihood here in Huntington Beach, it is important that our decision to reopen our shoreline and water be based on data and that we continue to monitor the water quality going forward.

  2. Mike Stuart:

    This is not a takedown of corner dealers... and addicts, it is a potential game-changer for Huntington.

  3. Marianna Palka:

    I have an interesting belief system: Mine is that there is a cure for Huntington's disease and that we actually are the cure and lifestyle is the cure, so given that information, it was a little bit easier, I think, for me to be open about doing it, because it felt like something that I could handle, either way.

  4. Rob Bonta:

    The oil spill off the coast of Huntington Beach is an environmental disaster with far-reaching consequences for our fish and wildlife, for our communities, and for oureconomy, i want to thank all our local, state, and federal partners who are working around the clock to protect the health and safety of Californians and to mitigate the damage to our environment and natural resources.

  5. William Couch:

    The Navy released a CVN 80/81 two-ship buy Request for Proposal to Huntington Ingalls Industries - to further define the cost savings achievable with a potential two-ship buy. The Navy received HII response May 1 and will consider it in its procurement planning for both ships.

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