Harrington Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Cumbria, Lincolnshire, and Northamptonshire. The first gets its name from Old English Haferingtun ‘settlement (Old English tun) associated with someone called Hæfer’, a byname meaning ‘he-goat’. The second probably meant ‘settlement (Old English tun) of someone called Hæring’. Alternatively, the first element may have been Old English hæring ‘stony place’ or haring ‘gray wood’. The last, recorded in Domesday Book as Arintone and in 1184 as Hederingeton, is most probably named with an unattested Old English personal name, Heathuhere. Irish (County Kerry and the West): adopted as an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hArrachtáin ‘descendant of Arrachtán’, a personal name from a diminutive of arrachtach ‘mighty’, ‘powerful’. Irish (County Kerry): adopted as an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hIongardail, later Ó hUrdáil, ‘descendant of Iongardal’. Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hOireachtaigh ‘descendant of Oireachtach’, a byname meaning ‘member of the assembly’ or ‘frequenting assemblies’.

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List of People with Surname Harrington

As far as we found, there are a total of 16,177 people with the surname Harrington. Among these people surnamed Harrington, there are around 1,946 unique names, with an average of 8 people sharing the same name. Scott Harrington, Doris Harrington and Todd Harrington are the top three most popular names from the list of people surnamed Harrington, with 60, 59 and 52 people respectively.

In addition, Our research has shown that California has the greatest number of people surnamed Harrington, with a total of 1,298 people, and there are a total of 754 unique names among these people. North Carolina is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Harrington, with a total of 1,098 people and an average of 684 unique names.