Carrington Family History
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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