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Herrington Name Meaning

habitational name from Herrington in County Durham, possibly so named from an unattested Old English personal name H¯ra(from Old Enlish h¯ra ‘servant’) + -ing- denoting association + denu ‘woodland’, ‘pasture’. Possibly a variant of Harrington or a hypercorrected form of Errington.

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


Similar surnames: Harrington, Cherrington, Henington, Barrington, Carrington

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Herrington Family Origin

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Herrington Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Labourer

    7%
  • School

    5%
  • Farmers Son

    3%

In 1881, the most common Herrington occupation in Canada was Farmer. 39% of Herrington's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Herrington family was Farmers Son. Farmer, Labourer and School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Herrington.

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