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Meaning and Origin of: Carville

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Old English : Wood carver
  • French : Swampy dwelling

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Last name origin & meaning:

  • French : habitational name from places in Calvados and Seine-Maritime named Carville, from the Scandinavian personal name Kári + Old French ville ‘settlement’ (see Villa).
  • English and Irish : variant of Carvell.