Meaning and Origin of Arlington - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Arlington

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Girl name origins & meanings:

  • Place name : Arlington, Virginia

Family name origins & meanings:

  • English : habitational name from any of three places called Arlington: in Devon, Gloucestershire, and East Sussex. Earlier forms of the place names show that each contains a different Old English personal name (respectively, Ælffrith, Ælfrēd, and Eorl(a)) + -ing-, denoting association with, + tūn ‘settlement’.