Type Region
Usage English

Meaning & History

From Latin Carpates, possibly related to the Dacian tribe of the Capri, maybe derived from an Indo-European root meaning "rock, cliff". This is the name of a mountain range in eastern Europe stretching from Slovakia to Romania.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesCarpates(Ancient Roman) Karpati(Croatian) Karpaty(Czech) Kárpátok(Hungarian) Karpaty(Polish) Carpați(Romanian) Karpati(Serbian) Karpaty(Slovak)
Entry added February 28, 2019