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Meaning and Origin of: Card

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Irish : From the black fortress
  • Old English : Wool carder

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Last name origin & meaning:

  • English : metonymic occupational name for someone who carded wool (i.e. disentangled it), preparatory to spinning, from Middle English, Old French card(e) ‘carder’, an implement used for this purpose.
  • Reduced form of Irish McCard.