Karter name meaning

Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Karter mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Karter

User Submitted Origins


User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from Singapore says the name Karter means "Powerful man" and is of Tamil origin.
  2. According to a user from California, U.S., the name Karter is of English origin and means "Driver of a cart".
  3. A user from Texas, U.S. says the name Karter means "Love".
  4. A user from Indiana, U.S. says the name Karter is of English origin and means "A very good baseball player".
  5. A user from Virginia, U.S. says the name Karter is of English origin and means "A strong male".
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International Interest
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Fanciful variant of Carter.

  1. A male or female given name

Notable Persons Named Karter

Notable Persons Named Karter

Karter Haug

Karter Haug is an athlete for the Real Colorado Cougars.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Karter

Notable Persons With the Last Name Karter

Kagney Linn Karter

Kagney was born on March 28th, 1987 in Harris County, Texas.

Trish Karter

Peter Karter

Peter Karter was a in the field of nuclear engineering. Peter was born in 1921 in Chicago. He passed away on March 30th, 2010.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Karter U.S.
  White 89.10% 64.26%
  African American 5.77% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.24% 16.26%

Of Last Name Karter

People with the last name Karter are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Karter

  • What name lists does Karter rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Karter? Karter is the 1,646th most popular name of all time. As a last name Karter was the 63,873rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Karter have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 21,954 babies born with the first name Karter in the United States. That's more than enough people named Karter to occupy the territory of Caribbean Netherlands (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 21,133 (as of January 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Karter? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1985 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Karter first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Karter is Saturday, March 31st, 1888.
  • What year had the most people named Karter born? The highest recorded use of the first name Karter was in 2019 with a total of 2,407 babies. That's a lot of babies named Karter!
  • Random Karter Factoid: According to the 2018 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Karter ranks 93rd in popularity as a baby boy's name in Delaware. Imagine that, 12 babies in Delaware have the same name in 2018.
  • Weird things about the name Karter: The name spelled backwards is Retrak. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Rretka. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Karter? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 312 people with the last name Karter.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Karter? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Karter as their last name since less than 1 person in 909k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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