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Carter meaning and name origin

Carter \c(a)-rter, car-ter\ as a boy's name is pronounced KAR-ter. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Carter is "one who transports goods". Occupational name and surname. Former President Jimmy Carter; football player Cris Carter.

Carter has 2 variant forms: Cartier and Cartrell.

Suggested similar baby names are Carver and Caster.

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Popularity of Carter

Carter is a somewhat popular first name for males (#741 out of 1220) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#40 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

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