Farrington Family History
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Farrington Name Meaning
English: habitational name from a place called Farrington. There is one in Somerset, but the surname is associated mainly with Farington, Lancashire. Both are named from Old English fearn ‘fern’ + tun ‘settlement’. The surname probably reached America also via Ireland, where it is recorded as early as the 14th century.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Warrington, Harrington, Barrington, Carrington, Darrington, Arrington