Origins of the Barrington surname

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    OrkneyShetlandHighlandsWestern IslesGrampianTaysideCentralStrathclydeFifeLothianBordersDumfriesNorth East 15North West 66Isle of ManYorkshire 14East Midlands 20West Midlands 92East 70London 296South East 93South West 124South Wales 24Mid Wales 10West Wales 3North Wales 6Republic of IrelandNorthern Ireland

    In 1921, most Barringtons lived in london

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    What are the most common Barrington first names?

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    Common jobs for Barringtons

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    Commmon female occupations for Barringtons in 1921

    Dressmaker

    36

    Domestic Servant

    27

    Living On Own Means

    23

    Laundress

    20

    Servant

    20

    Commmon male occupations for Barringtons in 1921

    Farmer

    51

    General Labourer

    32

    Agricultural Labourer

    25

    Clerk

    25

    Tailor

    25

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