Carr / Kerr

Los registros irlandeses anotan nueve sinónimos del apellido CARR, comenzando por Kerr y siguiendo por Kerrane, O'Care y O'Carr, pero la mayoría de los actuales Kerr irlandeses son de origen escocés.

Origen: Irlandés, Escocés. The distinguished surname Carr is a proud example of one of the more noteworthy Scottish surnames. The earliest forms of hereditary surnames in Scottish were the patronymic surnames, which are derived from the father's given name, and metronymic surnames, which are derived from the mother's given name. Scottish patronymic names emerged as early as the mid-9th century. The patronyms were derived from a variety of given names that were of many different origins. The surname Carr is derived from the Gaelic name O'Ciarain or O'Ceirin,, which itself comes from the Gaelic word ciar, which means black or dark brown. First found in Lancashire, where they were seated from very early times and were granted lands by Duke William of Normandy, their liege Lord, for their distinguished assistance at the Battle of Hastings in 1066 A.D.

Variantes: Kerr, Car, Carr, Ker, Cearr (Gaelic) y otros.

Motto: Late but in earnest.

The name Carr in Ireland is an anglicized form of a number of different native Gaelic Sept names. These include the O'Carraigh Sept of County Louth, the Mac Giolla Domhnaigh Sept of County Derry and the O'Ceardain Sept of County Donegal.

The name Kerr in Ireland is usually of immigrant origin having been brought to the country by settlers who arrived into Ulster especially during the seventeenth century. Some members of the native Gaelic Mac Fheardhaigh Sept may have adopted Kerr as the anglicized form of their name instead of the more usual Carr or Carry.


Edward Carr & Minnie Jones ( modificado el 19.03.2017 )
Henry Carr & Mary N ( modificado el 19.03.2017 )
John Carr & Margaret Howlin ( modificado el 19.03.2017 )
John Despard Carr y Watson & Mary Anne Flanagan y Donnelly ( modificado el 19.03.2017 )
Robert S. Carr & Anna Juliana Luisa Bunge y Haan ( modificado el 19.03.2017 )
Singles / Others / Otros / Carr ( modificado el / modified on 19.03.2017 )
William Carr & Margaret Downey y Furlong ( modificado el 19.03.2017 )
William Karr & Brigid P ( modificado el 19.03.2017 )