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Errington Name Meaning

English (Northumberland): habitational name from a place in Northumbria, so called from a British river name akin to Welsh arian ‘silvery’, ‘bright’ + Old English tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Edrington, Derrington, Arrington, Herrington, Arlington, Elkington

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Errington Family Origin

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Errington Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Blacksmith

    7%
  • Bording House

    7%
  • Dressmaker

    7%

In 1881, Farmer, Blacksmith and Bording House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Errington. A less common occupation for the Errington family was Dressmaker. The most common Errington occupation in Canada was Farmer. 43% of Errington's were Farmers.

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Errington Historical Records

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Errington Life Expectancy

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