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Herrington Family History

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

482,754 Historical Documents with Herrington on Ancestry.com
92,019 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
14,211 Military Records
3,741 Immigration Records
84,889 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Herrington Families

  • Number of Herrington families
     108 - 213
     37 - 107
     1 - 36
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Herrington families
     94 - 186
     32 - 93
     1 - 31
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Herrington families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Herrington Family Origin

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Herrington Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Herrington

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Herrington Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Herrington Civil War Service Records

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