Last name: CARON

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CARON : This last name is indexed 1,679,792 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

CARON : 1: French and Walloon; Flemish and Dutch (of French origin): metonymic occupational name for a carter or possibly a cartwright from caron a Norman-Picard form of Old French charron ‘carter’ or ‘cartwright’.2: French: from a personal name of Gaulish origin represented in Latin records in the form Caraunus. This name was borne by a 5th-century Breton saint who lived at Chartres and was murdered by robbers; his legend led to its widespread use as a personal name during the Middle Ages. Compare Carron Carrow 2 Coron 1 and Corrow.3: Scottish: habitational name from Carron in Larbert (Stirlingshire).4: Irish: shortened form of McCarron. Compare Carron.

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