Last name: DORRINGTON

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DORRINGTON : This last name is indexed 17,927 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

DORRINGTON : English (Middlesex and Essex): habitational name from any of several places with a similar range of medieval forms including Durrington (Sussex) Dorrington in Woore and Derrington in Ditton Priors (both Shropshire) Durrington (Wiltshire) and Dorrington (Lincolnshire). These placenames all mean ‘farmstead associated with a man called Dēor(a)’ from an Old English personal name Dēora or Dēor + the connective particle -ing- + tūn ‘farmstead settlement’.

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