The name Eggington derives from Old English, being composed of the two words aecen and dun.
The former word is an adjective meaning oak-grown and the latter
hill i.e. the name Eggington means Oak-grown
In records the name Eggington appears variously as follows:
12th Century: Ekendon
13th Century: Ekendon, Ekyndon, Ekindon
14th Century: Ekyndon, Ekindon, Egynton