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Carra, Carr, Mac Giolla Chathair


The well known surname Carr, has long existed in Ireland. In County Galway it was an Anglicization of Ó Carra, a patronymic name referring to a descendant of Carra; the word Carra in turn meant "spear." in County Donegal, Carr was the Anglicized form of Mac Giolla Chathair.