Carew Family History
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Carew Name Meaning
Welsh: habitational name from any of various minor places in Wales, in particular one near Pembroke with a major castle, named from Welsh caer ‘fort’ + rhiw ‘hill’, ‘slope’. Cornish: from the cognate Cornish word kerrow (plural of ker ‘fort’), which occurs seven times as a place name in Cornwall.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Carey, Crew, Chew, Clare, Cahow, Maren, Lare, Caleb, Carby, Cardo