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Harrington Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Harrington is of Irish origin.

The meaning of Harrington is "surname transferred to forename use".  


In the U.S. in 2014 less than 5 boys given the name.    Less than 5 girls were given the name. 

View the Harrington Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Harrington has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Harrington to other names.


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Harrington is a variant spelling of Hanlon.

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Name Fun

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Irish names usually contain a given, middle and family name.

Given names frequently have their source in the Roman Catholic faith, or are derived from the traditional Gaelic.

Some Gaelic or old Irish names date back to the Celtic origins of Gaelach (Ireland). These names find their basis in ancient pagan religions, myths, legends, and superstitions held by the Gaels.