First name origin & meaning:
Welsh: Rocky town
First name variations: Karrington
Last 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’.
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