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Carter boy

First name origin & meaning:

Old English: Cart driver

First name variations: Cartier, Cartrell

Last name origins & meanings:

  1. English: occupational name for a transporter of goods, Middle English cartere, from an agent derivative of Middle English cart(e) or from Anglo-Norman French car(e)tier, a derivative of Old French caret (see Cartier). The Old French word coalesced with the earlier Middle English word cart(e) ‘cart’, which is from either Old Norse kartr or Old English cræt, both of which, like the Late Latin word, were probably originally derived from Celtic.
  2. Northern Irish: reduced form of McCarter.

Famous people with this last name: Nick Carter, Jay-Z Carter

This name appears in the following lists: Black History/Civil Rights Leaders, Country Stars, First Ladies, Pop Princes and Princesses, Presidents' Kids, U.S. Presidents

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