Harrington Surname Origin
(Locality). From the parish of Harrington, in Cumberland, corrupted from Haverington, so called from Haver, Dutch, Haber, Teutonic, oats, ing, a field, and ton. The town in or surrounded by oat fields.
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
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