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Gender: Male Meaning of Carew: "fort near a slope" Origin of Carew: Welsh

The name Carew is a boy's name of Welsh origin meaning "fort near a slope". Carew and is often added to lists like Athletic Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Generation CAF (44 - occupations)".

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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.

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Famous People Named Carew

Rod Carew, Panamanian-American Hall of Fame baseball player
Thomas Carew (?1595-1640), English poet, diplomat and author

Pop Culture References for the name Carew

Mad Carew, the 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 Carew, character in the musical "Jekyll and Hyde"

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