Carrington

First Name
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since 1880
Last Name
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Carrington

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     English
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     Swahili
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User Submitted Meanings

  • According to a user from Alabama, United States, the name Carrington is of Swahili origin and means "Beauty".
  • According to a user from California, United States, the name Carrington is of Swahili origin and means "Beauty".
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  1. A surname​.
  2. A village in Barbados.
  3. A city in North Dakota.
  4. A village in Lincolnshire, England.
  5. A village in Midlothian, Scotland.

Notable Persons Named Carrington

Carrington Byndom is a football player for the Arizona Cardinals. Carrington was born on July 7th, 1992 in Lufkin, Texas.

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Carrington was born on June 17th, 1869 in Zanesville, Ohio. He left this life on June 28th, 1958.

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He left this life in 1701.

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Carrington was born on October 7th, 1889. He passed away on July 12th, 1981.

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Carrington Gomba is an athlete for the CS Don Bosco.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Carrington

The Lord Carrington is a 6th Secretary General of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth Affairs, Secretary of State for Energy, Secretary of State for Defence, Leader of the House of Lords, Minister without Portfolio, First Lord of. His military service ended in 1949. The was born on June 6th, 1919 in London.

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Leonora was born on April 6th, 1917 in Clayton-le-Woods, Lancashire, England, UK. She left this life on May 25th, 2011.

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Rodney Carrington is a country music and comedy music musician. Rodney was given the name Rodney Scott Carrington on October 19th, 1968 in Longview, Texas.

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Dora Carrington was an artist. Dora was given the name Dora de Houghton Carrington on March 29th, 1893 in Hereford. She passed away on March 11th, 1932.

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Lisa was born on June 23rd, 1989 in Tauranga.

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Debbie Lee Carrington is an actress/stuntwoman and stunt performer. She was most active from 1981 to present. Debbie was given the name Deborah Lee Carrington on December 14th, 1959 in San Jose, California.

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How popular is the baby 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 132 108 24
2011 132 104 28
2012 131 95 36
2013 136 110 26
2014 111 84 27
2015 93 69 24
2016 86 60 26
2017 72 50 22
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Popularity of Carrington as a first name

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Popularity of Carrington as a last name

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Common last names for Carrington

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Carrington U.S.
  White 45.74% 64.26%
  African American 47.12% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.38% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.50% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.84% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.41% 16.26%

Of Last Name Carrington

People with the last name Carrington are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Carrington

  • How Popular is the name Carrington? Carrington is the 4,268th most popular name of all time. As a last name Carrington was the 2,706th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Carrington have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,124 babies born with the first name Carrington in the United States. That's more than enough people named Carrington to occupy the territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Carrington? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1913 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Carrington first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Carrington is Friday, April 8th, 1881.
  • What year had the most people named Carrington born? The highest recorded use of the first name Carrington was in 2000 with a total of 197 babies.
  • Random Carrington Factoid: According to the 1926 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Carrington is not a popular baby boy's name in Virginia. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Virginia have the same name as you in 1926.
  • Weird things about the name Carrington: Your name in reverse order is Notgnirrac. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Cnnrritago. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Carrington? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 13,320 people with the last name Carrington.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Carrington? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 5 of them will have Carrington as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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