From Old English Dearthington, believed to be the settlement of Deornoth's people (unclear root + ing a family group + ton an enclosed farm or homestead) via Middle English 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 or from the earlier place name.
- A surname.
- A town in Indiana
- An unincorporated community in Maryland
- A city in Missouri
- A borough in Pennsylvania
- A settlement in Prince Edward Island
- A city in South Carolina, and the county seat of Darlington County.
- A city and town in Wisconsin, the city is the county seat of Lafayette County.
- A town in County Durham, northeast England.
Darlington (plural Darlingtons)
- (electronics) 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.
- The making of Darlington, accessed on 2005-04-30