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Norrington Name Meaning

topographic name for someone living to the north of a main settlement, Middle English north in toun, or a habitational name from any of the places named with this phrase (Old English norð in tune), as for example Norrington in Wiltshire. variant of Northampton, a habitational name from the city of this name, which was named with Old English norð ‘north’ + ham + tun ‘homestead’, ‘home farm’.

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


Similar surnames: Dorrington, Normington, Harrington, Barrington, Carrington

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Norrington Family Origin

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Norrington Family Occupations

What did your Norrington ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Norrington family was Laborer. The most common Norrington occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Norrington's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Labourer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Norrington.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Farm Labourer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Laborer

    13%

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Norrington Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Norrington Life Expectancy

What is the average Norrington lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Norrington life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Norrington in 1948 was 55, and 84 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Norrington 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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