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Herrington Name Meaning

habitational name from Herrington in County Durham, possibly so named from an unattested Old English personal name H¯ra(from Old Enlish h¯ra ‘servant’) + -ing- denoting association + denu ‘woodland’, ‘pasture’. Possibly a variant of Harrington or a hypercorrected form of Errington.

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


Similar surnames: Harrington, Cherrington, Henington, Barrington, Carrington

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Herrington Family Origin

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Herrington Family Occupations

What did your Herrington ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Herrington. A less common occupation for the Herrington family was Farming. The most common Herrington occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Herrington's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    6%

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Herrington Historical Records

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Herrington Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, Herrington life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Herrington in 1944 was 54, and 71 in 2004.

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