Caras Family History
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Caras Name Meaning
nickname for a black-haired or gloomy individual, from karas ‘black’, ‘dark’ (and by extension ‘moody’), from Turkish kara ‘black’. It is also found in many compound surnames such as Karageorgiou ‘black George’ (patronymic). occupational name for a carter, Greek karas (from karo ‘cart’ + the occupational suffix -as).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Karas, Maras, Caris, Carras, Kara, Taras, Taran, Barbas, Paras, Caram