Harrington Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

Harrington Name Meaning: A habitational name from places named Harrington i.e Cheshire. Old english Hafering(tun)'settlement'.

The name is of Anglo-Saxon origin.The name was recorded as 'Hetherington' in 1100 a derivative of old english 'Haeth' heath. \"the settlement of the dwellers on a heath\"

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Surname Distribution

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Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Harrington Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the Harrington family

Profession Census Frequency
Agricultural Labourer 131
Female Servant 94
Labourer 77
Independent 51
Male Servant 32
Lab 20
Farmer 17
Shoe Maker 16
Gardener 15
Weaver 13
Ag Labourer 13
Dress Maker 11
Carpenter 10
Tailor 9
Ag Lab 8
Servant 8
Pupil 6
Blacksmith 6
Independant 6
Clerk 6
Coal Miner 6
Apprentice 6
Grocer 6
Pauper 6
Straw Plaiter 6

Harrington Surname Variants Ranking

Rank Surname Match Census Frequency
1 Harrington 100% 39,397
2 Herrington 90% 8,089
3 Herington 80% 1,089
4 Harington 90% 809
5 Horrington 90% 341

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