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Armington Name Meaning

English: habitational name probably from Ermington in Devon which is probably from an Old English personal name Earma + the connective particle -ing- + tūn ‘settlement estate’. It is not found in the British Isles.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Arlington, Warmington, Warrington, Arrington, Carrington, Allington

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Where is the Armington family from?

You can see how Armington families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Armington family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Armington families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 3 Armington families living in Derbyshire. This was about 33% of all the recorded Armington's in United Kingdom. Derbyshire and 1 other county had the highest population of Armington families in 1891.
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What did your Armington ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Armington. 16% of Armington men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Armington women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Armington were Salesman and Office Clerk. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    16%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Machinist
    8%
  • Salesman
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    14%
  • Maid
    14%
  • New Worker
    14%
  • Office Clerk
    14%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 500 immigration records available for the last name Armington. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 802 military records available for the last name Armington. For the veterans among your Armington ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Armington lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Armington life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Armington in 1963 was 70, and 83 in 2004.

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