Barrington Name Meaning & Origin
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- Comments and insights on the name Barrington
This name is more often found in Jamaica and other countries formerly part of the British Empire, as well as some countries still in the United Kingdom.
Very uncommon in the United States. Barrington was not in the Top 1000 in the last 100 years.
- Personal experiences with the name Barrington
It is my name, and has been since birth. I was named after a Jamaican relative, my father's cousin, who housed my parents in the old country for their honeymoon.
- Nicknames for Barrington
Bear, B, B-town, Ringtone, B-tone
- Meanings and history of the name Barrington
I have been told it comes from Scotland, meaning "son of Bearan" or "from the town of Bearan."
- Famous real-life people named Barrington
Barrington Levy - Reggae artist
Barrington Irving - First black (Jamaican) to fly solo around the world at age 23. Lives in South Florida.
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