Meaning and Origin of: Carberry

Family name origins & meanings

  • Scottish : habitational name from a place in the parish of Inveresk, Lothian, first recorded in the form Crebarrin, from Gaelic craobh ‘tree’ + barran ‘hedge’.
  • Irish : Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cairbre and Mac Cairbre ‘descendant of Cairbre’ and ‘son of Cairbre’, a byname probably meaning ‘charioteer’.