Last name origins & meanings:
- French (Carrière): topographic name for someone who
lived on a fairly major thoroughfare, originally a road passable by
vehicles as well as pedestrians (from Late Latin carraria
(via), a derivative of carrum ‘cart’).
- Italian: occupational name for a carter or cartwright (see Carriero).
- A bearer of the name from Guyenne is documented in Montreal in
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