Carrington

Carrington - A very unique male name



  May 23,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Carrington appeared on the charts for the first time in 1922 on position #1522. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Carrington and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Carrington? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Carrington. The baby boy name Carrington was given to 5 baby boys in 2011, ranking #3878 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 330,648 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Carrington peaked in popularity 29 years ago in 1990 on position 1234.



Famous with this name

James Carrington
Donny Carrington
Carrington Garland


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Carrington is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Carrington is currently topping the baby name charts in Texas at position #2,280 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #2,280.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Carrington is where you live.


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Carrington origin and meaning

Carrington is a 10 letter name with 3 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Carrington, pop culture references for the name Carrington and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Carrington

We've found the following names that sound similar to Carrington, sorted by popularity.

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Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20113878
20073927
20053709
20022690
20011793
20001480
19991281
19982487
19972017
19961788
19952781
19942128
19931886
19921594
19912779
19901234
19891808
19871753
19822060
19711805
19631458
19591594
19501433
19391244
19261741
19221522

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Texas2280

Even more about Carrington


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Carrington a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Carrington?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1990
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Carrington
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 330,648
Letter count 10
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1922
2011 births +5

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