Errington Family History

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Errington Name Meaning

English (Northumberland): habitational name from a place in Northumbria, so called from a British river name akin to Welsh arian ‘silvery’, ‘bright’ + Old English tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

Similar surnames: Edrington, Derrington, Arrington, Herrington, Arlington, Elkington

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Errington Family Origin

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Errington Family Occupations

What did your Errington ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Errington. A less common occupation for the Errington family was Common Laborer. The most common Errington occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Errington's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House

  • Common Laborer


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Errington Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 31,000 census records available for the last name Errington. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Errington 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Errington. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Errington. For the veterans among your Errington ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Errington Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Errington life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Errington in 1955 was 63, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Errington 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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