Name: Carpenter

Origin and Meaning of the Name Carpenter

  • Meaning:
    Builder, wood worker
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  • Pronunciation:
    (CAR pen tur)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Carpenter)
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Miscellaneous Info for Carpenter

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Rarely used as a first name, it is more commonly found as a surname. An occupational surname, its roots are in the ancient French word 'carpentier', which in turn comes from the Late Latin 'carpentarius', meaning 'cartwright'.
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