The name Billington has been around since the middle ages. First historical evidence of the surname dates to the county of Hampshire in 1005. This was a regular term during the Anglo-Saxon period in Southern England, but now the name is fairly widespread.
Billington is the 708th most common name in Great Britain. There are approximately 105633 with the name Billington living in Europe. A survey conducted by HM Treasury in 1944 recorded popular use of this surname. Kent currently holds the largest density of people with the surname Billington. A late 20th century Billington was noted as liking a drink after police allegedly escorted him out of no less than ten pubs in one evening. In 1878 a man called Greg Billington was jailed for misbehaviour. 124
Most famous Billington's
Some of the more famous Billington's include: