From Old English Cofingtun, from Cofa (a masculine given name) + -ing (“belonging to”) + -tun (“settlement”, literally “Cofa's town”).
Covington (countable and uncountable, plural Covingtons)
- A village in Huntingdonshire, England.
- An English habitational surname from the village in England.
- A locale in the United States.
- A city in Kentucky, United States and one of the two county seats of Kenton County; named for American general and statesman Leonard Covington.
- A city in Washington; named for railroad surveyor Richard Covington.
- A city, the county seat of Newton County, Georgia; named for Leonard Covington.
- A city, the county seat of Tipton County, Tennessee; named for Leonard Covington.
- A city, the parish seat of St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana; named for Leonard Covington.
- A city, the county seat of Allegheny County, Virginia; named for Leonard Covington.
- A city, the county seat of Fountain County, Indiana.
- A village in Ohio.
- A town in New York; named for Leonard Covington.
- A town in Oklahoma.
- A city in Texas.
- An unincorporated community in Michigan; named for the city in Kentucky.
- An unincorporated community in Missouri.
- A ghost town in Nebraska.
- Ellipsis of Covington County
- According to the 2010 United States Census, Covington is the 1298th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 27068 individuals. Covington is most common among White (48.9%) and Black/African American (45.18%) individuals.