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Carr Genealogy & History

Carr family history may originate in England, Scotland, or Ireland, though there are multiple possibilities for the origin of the name. In England, it may come from the Old Norse word kjarr meaning "swamp" and may have originally referred to someone who lived near or in swampland. There are at least three accounts of the Irish derivation, including a form of the Gaelic "O'Carra" meaning spear. In Scotland, the spelling is typically Kerr. Famous people with Carr genealogy include legendary American college basketball player Austin Carr and American Civil War Union General Joseph Bradford Carr.

Carr Birth Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
A Elwood Carr-- --, 1913December 27,1989IN
B Bernice Carr-- --, 1918March ,1985MD
Charles Carr-- --, 1953September 4,1990NJ
D Claiborn Carr-- --, 1920November 25,1993TX

Carr Death Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
E Buenta Carr-- --, 1918November 13,1993West Liberty,IA
F James Carr-- --, 1927June 10,2009Dennis,MA
G Robert Carr-- --, 1919January 8,2008North East,MD
H Allen Carr-- --, 1928November 2,1998Charles City,IA

Carr Marriage Records

NameSpouseMarriage DateLocation
Bryan CarrLillian PouFebruary 8,1939Wake, NC
David CarrMartha JeffreysDecember 21,1946Wake, NC
Gabriel CarrGladys SweattSeptember 2,1933Wake, NC
Roosevelt CarrFrancis BarhamJune 10,1935Wake, NC

Most Common Surnames After Carr

206th: Daniels207th: Harper
208th: Gilbert209th: Williamson
210th: Willis211th: George
212th: Watkins213th: Howell
214th: Welch215th: Davidson

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