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KERR - Name Meaning & Origin
Last Name Meaning & Related Resources for the Surname KERR

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Definition: The Scottish form of the surname CARR, meaning "marsh, wet ground overgrown with brushwood."

Surname Origin: Scottish

Alternate Surname Spellings: KERRE, CARR

More Resources for the Surname KERR :

Common Surname Search Tips
Tips and tricks for researching common surnames and picking your KERR ancestors out from the crowd.

KERR Family Genealogy Forum
Free message board is focused on descendants of KERR ancestors around the world.

FamilySearch - KERR Genealogy
Find records, queries, and lineage-linked family trees posted for the KERR surname.

KERR Surname Mailing List
Free mailing list for researchers of the Kerr surname and its variations includes subscription details and a searchable archives of past messages.

Surname Finder - KERR Genealogy & Family Resources
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Cousin Connect - KERR Genealogy Queries
Read or post genealogy queries for the surname KERR, and sign up for free notification when new Kerr queries are added.

DistantCousin.com - KERR Genealogy & Family History
Free databases and genealogy links for the last name KERR.

MyCinnamonToast.com - KERR Genealogy in All Regions
Centralized search results for family trees and other genealogy info on the KERR surname.

References: Surname Meanings & Origins

Cottle, Basil. Penguin Dictionary of Surnames. Baltimore, MD: Penguin Books, 1967.

Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Collins Celtic (Pocket edition), 1998.

Fucilla, Joseph. Our Italian Surnames. Genealogical Publishing Company, 2003.

Hanks, Patrick and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Great Britain: Oxford University Press, 1989.

Reaney, P.H. A Dictionary of English Surnames. Oxford University Press, 1997.

Smith, Elsdon C. American Surnames. Genealogical Publishing Company, 1997.

 

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