When Louise Helene Harrington was born in 1839, in Ireland, her father, Hughes Harrington, was 25 and her mother, Alexis Verret, was 20. She married Joseph Lamontagne on 4 February 1856, in Bécancour, Nicolet, Quebec, Canada. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 10 October 1901, in Lewiston, Androscoggin, Maine, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Lewiston, Androscoggin, Maine, United States.
English: habitational name from any of the three places called Harrington (Cumberland, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire). The Cumberland placename derives from the Old English personal name Hæfer + Old English connective -ing- + tūn ‘farmstead, estate’. The Lincolnshire placename derives from the Old English personal name Hearra + Old English connective -ing- + tūn. The Northamptonshire derives from an Old English personal name Hǣthhere + Old English connective -ing- + tūn ‘farmstead, estate’. Compare Herendeen .
Irish: adopted as an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hArrachtáin ‘descendant of Arrachtán’, a personal name from a diminutive of arrachtach ‘mighty, powerful’.
Irish: in Kerry, this name was adopted as an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hIongardail, later Ó hUrdáil, ‘descendant of Iongardal’, a personal name of uncertain origin.
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