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Burrington Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the places called Burrington, for example in Avon, Devon, and Herefordshire. The first and last are named with Old English burh ‘fortified place’ + tun ‘farmstead’, ‘enclosure’; the second is recorded in Domesday Book as Bernintone ‘estate associated with a man called Beorn’.

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


Similar surnames: Burlington, Barrington, Harrington, Derrington, Darrington

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Burrington Family Origin

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Burrington Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    12%
  • Accountant In Insurance Office

    4%
  • Annuitant

    4%
  • Assistant Engine Fitter Keyham Yard

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Burrington family was Assistant Engine Fitter Keyham Yard. Farmer, Accountant In Insurance Office and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burrington. The most common Burrington occupation in the UK was Farmer. 12% of Burrington's were Farmers.

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