Karter - boys name

Karter name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 85%

Karter name meaning:

The name Karter is a variant spelling of the name Carter, which originated from an English occupational surname meaning "cart driver" or "carrier of goods." It is derived from the Middle English word "cart(e)" and the Old Norse word "kartr," both referring to a cart or wagon. The name suggests attributes such as strength, reliability, and hard work.

Karter is a modern and unique variant of the name, often chosen by parents looking for a more distinctive option while maintaining the traditional meaning. The name Karter may also be associated with qualities like determination, ambition, and a strong sense of purpose. It carries a strong and confident sound, which may appeal to parents seeking a name that conveys a sense of individuality and resilience. Overall, Karter is a name that combines traditional meanings with a contemporary twist, making it a popular choice for parents looking for a name that is both meaningful and distinctive for their baby boy.


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Overall UK ranking: 695 out of 4789

50 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (328)

Historical popularity of Karter

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