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Darlington Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Darlington in County Durham, recorded in c.1009 as Dearthingtun, from Old English Deorno{dh}ingtun ‘settlement (Old English tun) associated with Deorno{dh}’, a personal name composed of the elements deor ‘dear’ + no{dh} ‘daring’. The surname was present in Scotland from an early period.

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


Similar surnames: Arlington, Darrington, Harrington, Warrington, Wallington, Barrington

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Darlington Family Origin

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Darlington Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    12%
  • Fermier

    12%
  • Labourer

    8%
  • School

    8%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Darlington family was School. Farmer, Fermier and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Darlington. The most common Darlington occupation in Canada was Farmer. 12% of Darlington's were Farmers.

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Darlington Life Expectancy

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