Meaning and Origin of Carrington - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Carrington

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Girl name origins & meanings:

  • Welsh : Rocky town

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • 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’.