Type Surname (from occupation)
Other Forms FormsMcCard
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Contributor Contrib.TanorFaux on 6/20/2017
English: metonymic occupational name for someone who carded wool (i.e. disentangled it), preparatory to spinning, from Middle English, Old French card(e) ‘carder’, an implement used for this purpose. Reduced form of Irish MCCARD.