Char Family History
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Char Name Meaning
French: from French char ‘cart’, metonymic occupational name for a carter. Anglicized spelling of Slovenian Car, a nickname from carati ‘to practice sorcery’. Indian (Karnataka): Hindu (Brahman) name, from Sanskrit acarya ‘teacher’, ‘spiritual guide’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Car, Dhar, Chard, Chad, Cap, Cham, Clar, Haar, Charo, Chao