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Subject: Karrenbauer means "farmer who comes from the farm "karen"
Author: anna   (guest)
Date: August 22, 2007 at 3:31:35 AM
Reply to: Karrenbauer means "Cartwright" in German by Andy ;—)
My father belongs to this family and he searched a lot in the last years in regard to his name. Karrenbauer is a family name common only in a small region of germany (Saarland)The name did not come from a profession but from the name of a farm near by Püttlingen. The farm's name was "Karen" and it is still known as a field name ("Kar" is a geographic term that means "cirque"). "Bauer" means "Farmer".
So the meaning of the name is just the farmer from the farm "Karen".
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