When Philip Louis Caron was born on 7 April 1879, in Rosemount, Dakota, Minnesota, United States, his father, Philipe William Caron, was 34 and his mother, Catherine Elizabeth Larkin, was 29. He lived in Saint Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota, United States in 1895. He died on 23 March 1940, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Saint Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota, United States.
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 .