Cherrington Family History
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Cherrington Name Meaning
English: habitational name from any of various places called Cherington or Cherrington. Cherrington in Shropshire is probably named from the Old English personal name Ceorra + -ing- denoting association (or alternatively from Old English cerring ‘river bend’) + tun ‘settlement’, ‘estate’, but others (Cherington in Gloucestershire and Cherrington in Warwickshire) are from Old English cyrice ‘church’ + tun. Places called Cheriton in Devon, Hampshire, Kent, and Somerset also have this last etymology.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press