Meaning and Origin of: Carre

Family name origins & meanings

  • French (Carré) : from Old French carré ‘square’ (Latin quadratus), applied as a nickname for a squat, thickset man.
  • A bearer of the name Carré from the Nivernais is documented in Montreal in 1706. Huguenots of this name, from Île de Ré, settled in Narragansett.