Type Surname (from nickname)
Other Forms FormsCarbonell, Charbonnel
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Contributor Contrib.babycrookston on 10/1/2013
A different form of Carbonell. Shrapnel (i.e. metal balls or fragments that are scattered when a bomb, shell or bullet explodes) is named after General Henry Shrapnel (1761-1842), a British artillery officer who during the Peninsular War invented a shell that produced that effect.