probably from German Karpathen Carpathian mountains (from Latin Carpatus, from Greek Karpatos) + English -ian
Carpathus (now usually Karpathos) Greek island between Rhodes & Crete (from Latin, from Greek Karpathos) + English -ian
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“Carpathian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Carpathian. Accessed 1 Dec. 2023.
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