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Darlington Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Darlington in County Durham, recorded in c.1009 as Dearthingtun, from Old English Deorno{dh}ingtun ‘settlement (Old English tun) associated with Deorno{dh}’, a personal name composed of the elements deor ‘dear’ + no{dh} ‘daring’. The surname was present in Scotland from an early period.

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

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Darlington Family Origin

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Darlington Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Laborer

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Darlington family was Laborer. The most common Darlington occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Darlington's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Darlington.

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Darlington Life Expectancy

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