Lower, Mark A (1860) Patronymica Britannica: a dictionary of the family names of the United Kingdom. London: J.R. Smith. Public Domain.
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The Car surname in historical dictionaries
Patronymica Britannica (1860)
j"CAER. CAR. The initial syllable of many local names, which have become surnames, especiallj' in Scotland and Cornwall. Jt is a Celtic word signifying " an artificial military strength, whether fort or castle."