From an English surname which meant "one who uses a cart". Carter is a very old English occupational surname that formerly referred to "the one who uses a cart". Until today it most frequently occurs as a surname, the famous bearer being Jimmy Carter, the 39th President of the United States and a 2002 Nobel Peace Prize Winner. As a given name, Carter was used fairly seldom, but in the 1990s its popularity skyrocketed in the US. It is also very popular in England, Canada and Northern Ireland.
Carter Related Names Variants: Karter, Karder
Carter Celebrities Carter Beauford - musician, Carter Elliott - baseball player,
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