Burrington Family History
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Burrington Name Meaning
English: habitational name from any of the places called Burrington, for example in Avon, Devon, and Herefordshire. The first and last are named with Old English burh ‘fortified place’ + tun ‘farmstead’, ‘enclosure’; the second is recorded in Domesday Book as Bernintone ‘estate associated with a man called Beorn’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press