Meaning and Origin of: Carr

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Scandinavian : Curly hair

Boy name variations

Family name origins & meanings

  • Northern English and Scottish : variant of Kerr.
  • Irish (Ulster) : Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Carra ‘descendant of Carra’, a byname meaning ‘spear’.
  • Irish : Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Chathair, a Donegal name meaning ‘son of the servant of Cathair’.