Last name origins & meanings:
- Spanish and Italian (also Del Carro): from carro
‘wagon’, ‘cart’ (from Late Latin carrum, of Gaulish origin),
hence a metonymic occupational name for a carter or cartwright.
- Italian (Sicily; Carrò): respelling of the French family
name Car(r)aud, from Occitan carral ‘passable by
vehicles’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived by such a
- Italian: from carro ’cart’, hence an
occupational name for a carter or a cartwright.
- Southern Italian: topographic name from Greek kárros, southern Italian
carru ‘turkey oak’ (Quercus cerris), or a habitational
name from any of various places named with this word.
spelling of various like-sounding names, such as French Carreau
and English Carrow.
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