Carpentier is a surname from the old French Charpentier and is similar to the English Carpenter.

Origin: Charpentier - Old French < Late Latin; carpentarius artifex or wainwright, equivalent to Latin carpent(um) two wheeled carriage ( < Celt; cf. OIr carpad chariot) + arius - ARY; see ER2. Carpentier was a surname in France at least as early as 1549, when Marin Carpentier of Brix, France was mentioned in Gilles, Sire de Gouberville's journal of country life in Normandy.

  • A Y-DNA Project exists for this surname.

Carpentier may refer to:

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