What does Carver mean?

Definitions for Carver
ˈkɑr vərcarv·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Carver, George Washington Carvernoun

    United States botanist and agricultural chemist who developed many uses for peanuts and soy beans and sweet potatoes (1864-1943)

  2. woodcarver, carvernoun

    makes decorative wooden panels

  3. sculptor, sculpturer, carver, statue makernoun

    an artist who creates sculptures

  4. cutter, carvernoun

    someone who carves the meat


  1. carvernoun

    One who carves

  2. carvernoun

    carving knife

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Carvernoun

    Etymology: from carve.

    All arts and artists Perseus could command,
    Who sold for hire, or wrought for better fame,
    The master painters and the carvers came. Dryden.

    Meanwhile thy indignation yet to raise,
    The carver, dancing round each dish, surveys
    With flying knife, and, as his art directs,
    With proper gestures ev’ry fowl dissects. Dryden.

    In this kind, to come in braving arms,
    Be his own carver, and cut out his way,
    To find out right with wrongs it may not be. William Shakespeare, R. II.

    We are not the carvers of our own fortunes. Roger L'Estrange.


  1. carver

    A carver is an individual who forms shapes or designs by cutting or trimming material such as wood or stone. This can be a professional occupation or a hobby. The act of carving requires skill to carefully craft and detail the material into the desired form or figure.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Carvernoun

    one who carves; one who shapes or fashions by carving, or as by carving; esp. one who carves decorative forms, architectural adornments, etc

  2. Carvernoun

    one who carves or divides meat at table

  3. Carvernoun

    a large knife for carving


  1. Carver

    Carver is a town in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States. The population was 11,509 at the 2010 census. It is named for John Carver, the first governor of the Plymouth Colony.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms


    A special operations forces acronym used throughout the targeting and mission planning cycle to assess mission validity and requirements. The acronym stands for criticality, accessibility, recuperability, vulnerability, effect, and recognizability.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Carver is ranked #1079 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Carver surname appeared 32,415 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 11 would have the surname Carver.

    89.2% or 28,943 total occurrences were White.
    5.8% or 1,890 total occurrences were Black.
    2.1% or 703 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.6% or 548 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.5% or 185 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.4% or 146 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Carver in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Carver in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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    call in an official matter, such as to attend court
    A embellish
    B efface
    C cleave
    D summon

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