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Meaning and Origin of: Carew

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Latin : Chariot; run

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Last name origin & meaning:

  • Welsh : habitational name from any of various minor places in Wales, in particular one near Pembroke with a major castle, named from Welsh caer ‘fort’ + rhiw ‘hill’, ‘slope’.
  • Cornish : from the cognate Cornish word kerrow (plural of ker ‘fort’), which occurs seven times as a place name in Cornwall.