Type Surname (from location)
Usage English (British)
Other Forms FormsGarroway, Garreway, Carroway, Garraway
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Meaning & History
The name Carraway belongs to the early history of Britain, and its origins lie with the Anglo-Saxons. It is a product of one having lived on a road near a field or piece of land that was triangular in shape. Further research revealed that the name is derived from the Old English words gara, meaning "triangular piece of land," and weg, meaning "path" or "road."