Carrier Family History
Carrier Name Meaning
English and southern French: from Middle English Old French car(r)ier (from Late Latin carrarius a derivative of carrum ‘cart wagon’ a word of Gaulish origin) an occupational name for a carter (see Carter ) in French also for a cartwright. Compare French Charrier . French: occupational name for a stonemason or quarryman carrier. Compare Coyer .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022