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Warrington Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place of this name in Cheshire (formerly in Lancashire), probably named in Old English as Wæringtun ‘settlement by the weir’, from Old English wæring (not independently recorded), a derivative of wær ‘weir’. Another Warrington, in Buckinghamshire, which may also have given rise to the surname, is recorded in the 12th century as Wardintone, probably from an unattested personal name Wearda or W?rheard + -ing-, denoting association, + tun ‘settlement’, ‘estate’.

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

Similar surnames: Carrington, Harrington, Barrington, Farrington, Warmington

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Warrington Family Origin

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Warrington Family Occupations

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In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Warrington. 3% of Warrington men worked as a General Labourer and 53% of Warrington women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Warrington were Farm Labourer and Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Dairy Farmer
  • Bricklayer
  • Farm Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Domestic Duties

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

Warrington Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 69,000 census records available for the last name Warrington. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Warrington census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

There are 7,000 military records available for the last name Warrington. For the veterans among your Warrington ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Warrington Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Warrington life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Warrington in 1944 was 41, and 78 in 2004.

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