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Updated June 9, 2019

How Popular Is The Name Charron

Family name origins & meanings

  • French : metonymic occupational name for a cartwright, from Old French charron ‘cart’ (Latin carro, genitive carronis, a derivative of carrum ‘cart’).
  • A Charon of unknown origin is recorded in 1654 in Quebec city with the secondary surname La Barre, while a Charron from Champagne, secondary surname Ducharme, is recorded in Montreal in 1665 and another, from the Saintonge region, also called La Ferrière, was recorded in Quebec city in 1669.

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