"fort near a slope"

Carew Origin and Meaning

The name Carew is a boy's name of Welsh origin meaning "fort near a slope".

Noted bearers of this surname include a metaphysical poet, a Nobel Prize winner, and a baseball Hall of Famer, so there's plenty of hero-name inspiration.

Famous People Named Carew

  • Rod CarewPanamanian,American Hall of Fame baseball player
  • Thomas Carew (?15951640), English poet, diplomat and author

Carew in Pop Culture

  • Mad Carewthe tragic hero of the dramatic ballad 'The Green Eye of the Yellow God' (1911) by J. Milton Hayes
  • The surname is pronounced either as spelled or as 'Carey'.
  • Emma Carewcharacter in the musical "Jekyll and Hyde"