Name: Arlington

Origin and Meaning of the Name Arlington

  • Meaning:
    Town of Alffrith, Alfred or Eorl
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    (AR ling ton)
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    Itself (Arlington)
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    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Surname, derived from the name of any of the three places called Arlington in Devon, Gloucestershire, and East Sussex. Earlier forms of the place names show that each contains a different Old English personal name (respectively, Alffrith, Alfred, and Eorl(a)), -ing, denoting association with, and tun Ďsettlementí.

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