September 12, 2014 § Leave a comment
Old English last name, meaning “wood carver” or “stone carver”, or Anglo-Norman, meaning “ploughman”.
VARIATIONS and NICKNAMES:
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).