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ˈdɑr lɪŋ təndar·ling·ton

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  1. Darlingtonnoun

    A pair of transistors with the emitter of one connected to the base of the other and the collectors connected together, acting as a transistor with greater amplification. Also called "Darlington pair".

  2. Darlingtonnoun

    A family name.

  3. Darlingtonnoun

    A place name.

  4. Etymology: From Dearthington believed to be the settlement of Deornoth's people (unclear root + ing a family group + ton an enclosed farm or homestead) via Dearnington and Derlinton. The family name is derived from the place name, simply meaning one who came from the village of Darlington. Most of the later place names are derived either from the Darlington family name, being named either after people with that family name, or are derived from the place name directly, being named after the original village of Darlington directly.


  1. Darlington

    Darlington is a market town in County Durham, England. The unitary authority borough named after the town which forms its centre is a constituent member of the devolved Tees Valley area.A tributary of the River Tees, to the south of the town, known as the River Skerne flows through the town. The town is near the Yorkshire Dales National Park, being 11 miles (18 km) from the park boundary near the town of Richmond. As of 2020 the town's estimated population was 93,417, an increase from 92,363 at the 2011 census.In the 19th century, establishment of the Stockton and Darlington Railway (the world's first permanent steam locomotive powered passenger railway) led to the town having an industal and manufacturing economy. The town has a finance sector which came from the businesses of Quaker families in the area.


  1. Darlington

    Darlington is a market town and the major settlement in the Borough of Darlington in the ceremonial county of County Durham in the North East of England. Historically part of County Durham, the town is now a separate unitary Borough and is part of the Tees Valley economic area. The town lies on the small River Skerne, a tributary of the River Tees, not far from the main river. It is the main population centre in the borough, with a population of 106,000 as of 2011. The town owes much of its development to the influence of local Quaker families during the Victorian era, and it is famous as the terminus of the world's first passenger railway.The railway station is an important stop on the East Coast Main Line.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Darlington

    a town in S. of Durham, on the Tees, with large iron and other works; a considerable number of the inhabitants belong to the Society of Friends.

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Darlington is ranked #10107 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Darlington surname appeared 3,187 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Darlington.

    78% or 2,486 total occurrences were White.
    17.1% or 548 total occurrences were Black.
    2.4% or 79 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.4% or 45 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.6% or 22 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.2% or 7 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Darlington' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1788

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Darlington in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Darlington in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Darlington in a Sentence

  1. Tyler Reddick:

    Those bumps and the patches that they had to put in really added an extreme amount of character in the toughest corner in NASCAR, it’s a shame we couldn’t make it work. It’s going to change up the racing at Darlington a lot.

  2. Team Elliott:

    It’s something he does all the time. He runs into your left side constantly at other tracks and sometimes it does cut down your left side and other times it doesn't, he did it to me in Darlington a few weeks ago because he was tired of racing with me and whether he did it on purpose it does n’t matter. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP.

  3. Mandy Powers Norrell:

    That left a bad taste in my mouth, it would have been smart for her to come to Lancaster, Chesterfield and Darlington.

  4. Tom Brady:

    They were announcing his retirement before he even retired, you know, the media made the news. He was not ready to make any decision and didn’t make any decision, but [Adam] Schefter and [Jeff] Darlington stated it as fact. You know, he hadn’t made any decision on that.

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