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Cherrington Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places called Cherington or Cherrington. Cherrington in Shropshire is probably named from the Old English personal name Ceorra + -ing- denoting association (or alternatively from Old English cerring ‘river bend’) + tun ‘settlement’, ‘estate’, but others (Cherington in Gloucestershire and Cherrington in Warwickshire) are from Old English cyrice ‘church’ + tun. Places called Cheriton in Devon, Hampshire, Kent, and Somerset also have this last etymology.

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


Similar surnames: Herrington, Harrington, Carrington, Barrington, Henington, Warrington

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Cherrington Family Origin

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Cherrington Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    8%
  • Coal Miner

    6%
  • Labourer

    6%
  • Annuitant

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Cherrington family was Annuitant. The most common Cherrington occupation in the UK was Farmer. 8% of Cherrington's were Farmers. Farmer, Coal Miner and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cherrington.

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