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Farrington Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place called Farrington. There is one in Somerset, but the surname is associated mainly with Farington, Lancashire. Both are named from Old English fearn ‘fern’ + tun ‘settlement’. The surname probably reached America also via Ireland, where it is recorded as early as the 14th century.

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


Similar surnames: Warrington, Harrington, Barrington, Carrington, Darrington, Arrington

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Farrington Family Origin

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Farrington Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, the most common Farrington occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Farrington's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Farrington. A less common occupation for the Farrington family was Carpenter.

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