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Popularity
4k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Carrington

  • Gender: Neutral
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Town of the Marsh
  • #4235 All Time
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Boys

How popular is the name "Carrington" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1913 8 0 8
1916 6 0 6
1917 7 0 7
1919 5 0 5
1920 5 0 5
1921 5 0 5
1922 8 0 8
1923 5 0 5
1925 5 0 5
1926 8 0 8
1928 8 0 8
1936 6 0 6
1937 5 0 5
1938 10 0 10
1939 11 0 11
1940 5 0 5
1941 5 0 5
1944 7 0 7
1946 6 0 6
1947 6 0 6
1948 7 0 7
1950 11 0 11
1953 8 0 8
1954 6 0 6
1955 5 0 5
1957 5 0 5
1958 5 0 5
1959 8 0 8
1961 5 0 5
1963 13 0 13
1964 6 0 6
1968 10 5 5
1969 9 0 9
1970 5 0 5
1971 16 6 10
1974 5 0 5
1976 6 6 0
1978 6 6 0
1980 9 0 9
1981 11 0 11
1982 19 0 19
1983 14 0 14
1984 9 0 9
1985 36 11 25
1986 52 7 45
1987 51 6 45
1988 49 7 42
1989 81 18 63
1990 109 36 73
1991 103 45 58
1992 95 31 64
1993 88 32 56
1994 77 26 51
1995 71 23 48
1996 125 75 50
1997 95 52 43
1998 119 79 40
1999 255 166 89
2000 275 197 78
2001 199 140 59
2002 144 99 45
2003 115 83 32
2004 118 91 27
2005 103 71 32
2006 140 104 36
2007 131 97 34
2008 130 101 29
2009 141 120 21
2010 131 107 24
2011 132 104 28
2012 131 95 36
2013 136 110 26
2014 108 81 27

Want to know about the populiarty of Carrington? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,869 babies born with the name Carrington in the United States. That's more than enough Carringtons to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1913 when it was given to 8 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Carrington" was in 2000 with a total of 197 babies.

According to the 2002 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Carrington" is not a popular baby girl's name in Michigan. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Michigan have the same name as you in 2002. Across the entire United States a total of only 144 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Carrington popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Carrington in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the north east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Carrington" mean? The list below shows the origins of Carrington as well as things modernly associated with the name Carrington such as celebrities named Carrington.

English

Origin and Meaning of Carrington

The name "Carrington" is of English origin, and it means "Town of the Marsh". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Alternative Meanings

C is for cuddle, those intimate moments you cherish.

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

R is for rely, everyone's trustworthy friend.

R is for rapport, friends seek you.

I is for impress, for impress you will.

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

G is for gem, the jewel you are.

T is for tender, loving nature.

O is for old fashioned, you cherish the past.

N is for nice, need I say more?

Your name in reverse order is "Notgnirrac". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Tagorinrcn". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Carrington born Dec 25, 1939

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Yugoslavia approximately on 1250. Your profession was chemist, alchemist, and poison manufacturer.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. Your lesson - to conquer jealousy and anger in yourself and then in those, who will select you as their guide. You should understand that these weaknesses are caused by fear and self-regret.

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