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Darrington Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Darrington in West Yorkshire, recorded in Domesday Book as Darni(n)tone ‘settlement (Old English tun) associated with (a man called) Deornoth’.

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

Similar surnames: Harrington, Derrington, Farrington, Dorrington, Darlington

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Darrington Family Origin

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Darrington Family Occupations

What did your Darrington ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Cook and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Darrington. A less common occupation for the Darrington family was Brush Maker. The most common Darrington occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Darrington's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Cook

  • Laborer

  • Brush Maker


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Darrington Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Darrington. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Darrington 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 Darrington. 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 Darrington. For the veterans among your Darrington ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Darrington Life Expectancy

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Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Darrington life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Darrington in 1954 was 55, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Darrington

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Darrington 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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