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Carrington Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Greater Manchester (formerly in Cheshire) called Carrington, probably named with an unattested Old English personal name Cara + -ing- denoting association + tun ‘settlement’. Scottish: habitational name from a place in Midlothian named Carrington, probably from Old English Ceriheringa-tun ‘settlement of Cerihere’s people’.

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


Similar surnames: Warrington, Barrington, Harrington, Farrington, Arrington

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Carrington Family Origin

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Carrington Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    6%
  • Coal Miner

    5%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Labourer

    2%

In 1881, the most common Carrington occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 6% of Carrington's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Coal Miner and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Carrington. A less common occupation for the Carrington family was Labourer.

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Carrington Historical Records

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Carrington Life Expectancy

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