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What does Carrington mean?

Carrington Pronunciation of Carrington [car-ring-ton] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Carrington) is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Carrington is "Charles's town". Place name. Made famous by the Carrington family of the popular 1980s TV series "Dynasty".

Associated with: old english.


Carrington has 1 variant: Carington.

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Middle name pairings:
Carrington Dayanna (C.D.), ..

How popular is Carrington?

Carrington is a rare first name for females but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#2741 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Carrington was first listed in 1996 and reached its apex rank of #1055 in the U.S. in 2000, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Carrington name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Carrington outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Briton, Britton, Caitrinn, Calisto, Camrin, Camron, Caprina, Cardin, Cardon, Carileen (see Caroline), Carilyn, Carin, Carina, Carine, Carinna, Carinne, Carinthia, Carita, Caritta, Carlina, Carlinda, Carling, Carlita, Carlynn, Carmin, Carmina, Carmit, Carmita, Carmon, Carmynn, Carnation, Caronn (see Karen), Caronwen, Carreen, Carri, Carrie, Carrin, Carrina, Carrine, Carrisa, Carrissa, Carrol, Carrolyn, Carron, Carryn, Carylon, Carynn, Cathrinn (see Catherine), Catrin, Catrina, Catrine, Catrinia (see Catriona), Catriona, Cerridwen, Cerridwyn, Cerrina, Cerrita, Christan, Christen, Christin, Christol, Christon, Christyn, Corinn, Corrina, Corrinda, Corrine, Corrinn, Corrinna, Corrinne, Cristin, Cristyn, Darion, Farron and Mingnon. These names tend to be more commonly used than Carrington.

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