Carter as a First Name

How Common is the First Name Carter?

We estimate that there are 197,259 people named Carter who are currently alive and were born in the United States. Carter is the 142nd most common for men, and the 282nd most common overall.

How Old are People Named Carter?

The average person named Carter is 12.28 years old.

Is Carter a Popular Baby Name Right Now?

6,441 people named Carter were born in the U.S. in 2023. It was the 48th most popular name for boys, and the 61st most popular overall.

The popularity of Carter peaked between 2017–2018, when it was the 24th most popular name for baby boys.

Is Carter a Boy's Name or a Girl's Name?

Carter is mostly a male name, but there are some women named Carter. 95.6% of people named Carter are male, while 4.4% are female.

Facts About the Name Carter

Popularity of Carter in England

In 2020, Carter was the 64th most popular name for boys in England and Wales.