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Derrington Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Staffordshire called Derrington, recorded in Domesday Book as Dodintone ‘settlement (tun) associated with a man called Do(d)a or Dud(d)a’.

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


Similar surnames: Darrington, Dorrington, Errington, Burrington, Harrington, Farrington

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Derrington Family Origin

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Derrington Family Occupations

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  • Engine Driver

    7%
  • Potters Turner

    7%
  • Annuitant

    3%
  • Brass Moulder

    3%

In 1881, the most common Derrington occupation in the UK was Engine Driver. 7% of Derrington's were Engine Drivers. A less common occupation for the Derrington family was Brass Moulder. Engine Driver, Potters Turner and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Derrington.

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