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Gender: F Meaning of Carter: "cart maker or driver" Origin of Carter: English occupational name Carter's Popularity in 2016: #454

One of the surname names for boys on its way to becoming unisex, this name broke into the Top 1000 for the first time in 2013 and is now in the Top 500 for girls. While it sounds masculine to us, because of its two-syllable er-ending sound so trendy with boys’ names, many parents apparently disagree.

Famous People Named Carter

June Carter Cash, American musician and wife of Johnny Cash

Pop Culture References for the name Carter

Carter Mason, a main character in Disney Channel movie "Princess Protection Program"
Carter Stevens, character on TV's Finding Carter"
Peggy Carter, character in Marvel comics and TV's "Agent Carter"
Samantha Carter, character on TV shows Stargate SG-1 and Stargate Atlantis
Sharon Carter, from TV series "Two Guys, A Girl, And A Pizza Place"