Herrington Family History
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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