Meaning and Origin of: Carrington
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First name origins & meanings:
- Welsh : Rocky town
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Last name origin & meaning:
- English : habitational name from a place in Greater Manchester (formerly in Cheshire) called Carrington, probably named with an unattested Old English personal name Cāra + -ing- denoting association + tūn ‘settlement’.
- Scottish : habitational name from a place in Midlothian named Carrington, probably from Old English Cēriheringa-tūn ‘settlement of Cērihere’s people’.