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The Garlington surname is thought to be a habitational name taken on from a now lost or unidentified place name in England.

Garlington Early Origins



The surname Garlington was first found in Norfolk where the family name was first referenced in the year 1296 when William Girlyn held estates in that shire. The Girlington family were early proprietors of the township of Leck in Lancashire. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

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Garlington Spelling Variations


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Garlington Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Girling, Girlyn, Girlington, Gerlinston, Garlington, Gerling, Gerlin, Girlin, Gerlyn, Gerlinge, Gylinge and many more.

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Garlington Early History


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Garlington Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Garlington research. Another 273 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1455, 1487, 1177 and 1642 are included under the topic Early Garlington History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Garlington Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Garlington Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Garlington Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Garlington Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Xtoper Garlington, who arrived in Virginia in 1649

Garlington Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Ernest Albert Garlington, aged 54, who emigrated to the United States, in 1907
  • Albert C. Garlington, aged 21, who emigrated to the United States, in 1911
  • Creeswell Garlington, aged 27, who settled in America, in 1914
  • John C. Garlington, aged 10, who landed in America, in 1914

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Contemporary Notables of the name Garlington (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Garlington (post 1700)



  • Brigadier-General Creswell Garlington (1887-1945), American Attached to Headquarters 7th Service Command (1944-1945)
  • John M Garlington (1946-2000), American professional (NFL) football linebacker
  • Ernest Albert Garlington (1853-1934), United States Army general who received the Medal of Honor during the Indian Wars
  • Ann Leslie "Lee" Garlington (b. 1953), American actress

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

Other References

  1. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  2. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
  3. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
  4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  6. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  7. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
  8. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
  9. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
  10. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
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The Garlington Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Garlington Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

This page was last modified on 24 June 2016 at 13:03.

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