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All you have to know about the last name BARRINGTON

Last name frequency

BARRINGTON : This last name is indexed 36,732 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

BARRINGTON : 1: English: habitational name from any of several places called Barrington. The one in Gloucestershire is named with the Old English personal name Beorn + -ing- denoting association + tūn ‘settlement’. The Somerset placename is of Norman origin and is probably derived from Barentin in Seine-Maritime France. The first element of the Cambridgeshire example is the genitive form of an unattested Old English personal name Bāra.2: Irish: adopted as an English form of Gaelic Ó Bearáin ‘descendant of Bearán’ (see Barnes 3 and Barron).

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