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What does Carpenter mean?

Carpenter Pronunciation of Carpenter as a boys' name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Carpenter is "carriage maker". Occupational name turned surname, rarely used as a given name.

ASSOCIATED WITH Car-, -ter, surname


VARIANT Charpentier



Carpenter Damon (C.D.), ..

How popular is Carpenter?

Carpenter is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#211 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Carpenter has not made it into the list thus far. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Carpenter name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Carpenter outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Cardelle, Carden, Carewe, Carleton, Carmen, Carmine, Carne, Carnelle, Carney, Carsen, Carter, Cartier, Carver, Casander, Casper, Cassander, Caster, Chester, Christer, Clarence, Clarrence, Clemente, Coreonte, Forester, Forrester, Fraener, Gardener, Gardenner, Gardiner, Gardner, Garner, Garnier, Guenter, Harinder, Harper, Lancester, Lankester (see Lancaster), Mariner, Marriner, Spencer, Spenser, Tavener, Tavenner, Warner and Warriner. These names tend to be more frequently used than Carpenter.

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