Usage American (Rare)
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Contributor Contrib.Carr Sanford on 12/4/2010
From a surname which comes from multiple distinct sources. As a Scottish and northern English surname it is a variant of KERR. As an Irish surname it is an Anglicized form of either of the Gaelic surnames Ó Carra "descendent of Carra" (Carra being a byname which meant "spear") or Mac Giolla Chathair "son of the servant of CATHAIR".