When Amable Caron was born in 1753, in Châteauguay, Châteauguay, Quebec, Canada, her father, Jean Baptiste Caron, was 49 and her mother, Marie Josette Duquet, was 28. She died on 28 January 1753, at the age of 0.
Some characteristic forenames: French Armand, Normand, Marcel, Andre, Lucien, Pierre, Fernand, Emile, Gaston, Laurent, Adrien, Alcide.
French and Walloon; Flemish and Dutch (of French origin): metonymic occupational name for a carter, or possibly a cartwright, from caron, a Norman-Picard form of Old French charron ‘carter’ or ‘cartwright’.
French: from a personal name of Gaulish origin, represented in Latin records in the form Caraunus. This name was borne by a 5th-century Breton saint who lived at Chartres and was murdered by robbers; his legend led to its widespread use as a personal name during the Middle Ages. Compare Carron , Carrow 2, Coron 1, and Corrow .