Carver

September 12, 2014 § Leave a comment

ORIGIN:
Old English last name, meaning “wood carver” or “stone carver”, or Anglo-Norman, meaning “ploughman”.

VARIATIONS and NICKNAMES:
Kerver, Keruer.

REFERENCES IN LITERATURE:
Carver Doone, the vengeful and wicked villain who earns his name from his cruelty, in Lorna Doone, by R.D. Blackmore (written in 1869, set in the 1670s-1680s).

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