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Arrington Name Meaning

habitational name from Arrington, a place in Cambridgeshire, named from an Old English byname, Earn(a), meaning ‘eagle’ + -inga- ‘people or followers of’ + tun ‘settlement’. variant of Harrington.

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


Similar surnames: Harrington, Carrington, Barrington, Farrington, Warrington, Arlington

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Arrington Family Origin

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Arrington Family Occupations

What did your Arrington ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Arrington. A less common occupation for the Arrington family was Farming. The most common Arrington occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Arrington's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Farming

    5%

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Arrington Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Arrington. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Arrington census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Arrington. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Arrington. For the veterans among your Arrington ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Arrington Life Expectancy

What is the average Arrington lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Arrington life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1961. The average life expectancy for Arrington in 1941 was 35, and 70 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Arrington ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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