Carleton

First Name
5k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
4k
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meanings and Origins

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Origin and Meaning of Carleton

"Carleton" is a name of English origin, and it means "Variant of Carlton free men's town". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Wiktionary
  1. An English surname, a variant of Carlton

Notable Persons Named Carleton

Carleton S. Coon was a scientist in the field of anthropology. Carleton was given the name Carleton Stevens Coon on June 23rd, 1904 in Wakefield, Massachusetts. He died on June 3rd, 1981.

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Carleton Carpenter is an actor, magician, dancer, and songwriter. His most notable accomplishments were from 1944 to present. Carleton was given the name Carleton Upham Carpenter, Jr. on July 10th, 1926 in Bennington, Vermont, U.S.

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Tony Young was an actor, gunslinger (tv series), and actor: gunslinger. He was most active from 1959 to 1993. Tony was given the name Carleton L. Young on June 28th, 1937 in New York City, New York, U.S. Tony is also known as Carleton L. Young. He breathed his last breath on February 26th, 2002.

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Carleton Young was an actor. He was most active from 1935 to present. Carleton was given the name Carleton Scott Young on October 21st, 1905 in New York City. Carleton is also known as Gordon Roberts, Carleton G. Young, Carlton Young, and Carleton Young. He left this life on November 7th, 1994.

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Carleton H. Sheets is a noteworthy human. Carleton was born on August 25th, 1939.

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Carleton Herbert Wright was an influential individual. His military service ended in 1912. Carleton was born on June 2nd, 1892 in New Hampton, Iowa. He left this life on June 27th, 1970.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Carleton

The Lord Carleton was a Lord President of the Council. The was born on July 12th, 1669. He left this life on March 31st, 1725.

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Richard Carleton was a television 60 minutes journalist. Richard was born on July 11th, 1943 in Bowral, New South Wales, Australia. He breathed his last breath on May 7th, 2006.

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James Henry Carleton was a leading somebody. His military service ended in 1873. James was born on December 27th, 1814 in Lubec, Maine. He died on January 7th, 1873.

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Mary Carleton was a criminal. Mary was given the name Mary Moders on August 11th, 1642 in Canterbury, England. She breathed her last breath on January 22nd, 1673.

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Will Carleton was a noteworthy person. Will was born on October 21st, 1845 in Hudson, Michigan. Will is also known as William McKendree Carleton. He breathed his last breath on December 18th, 1912.

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Walter Tenney Carleton is an international businessman. Walter was born Walter Tenney Carleton in Everett, Massachusetts.

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How popular is the baby name Carleton in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 8 0 8
1882 8 0 8
1883 5 0 5
1884 6 0 6
1885 9 0 9
1888 6 0 6
1890 7 0 7
1891 14 0 14
1892 11 0 11
1893 8 0 8
1894 8 0 8
1895 10 0 10
1896 6 0 6
1897 11 0 11
1898 8 0 8
1899 6 0 6
1900 12 0 12
1901 8 0 8
1902 6 0 6
1903 8 0 8
1904 12 0 12
1905 14 0 14
1906 8 0 8
1907 7 0 7
1908 14 0 14
1909 13 0 13
1910 13 0 13
1911 22 0 22
1912 38 0 38
1913 41 0 41
1914 51 0 51
1915 93 0 93
1916 87 0 87
1917 66 0 66
1918 91 0 91
1919 80 0 80
1920 75 0 75
1921 82 0 82
1922 91 0 91
1923 103 0 103
1924 99 0 99
1925 80 0 80
1926 76 0 76
1927 70 0 70
1928 83 0 83
1929 71 0 71
1930 65 0 65
1931 66 0 66
1932 69 0 69
1933 56 0 56
1934 58 0 58
1935 66 0 66
1936 63 0 63
1937 65 0 65
1938 55 0 55
1939 58 0 58
1940 61 0 61
1941 62 0 62
1942 77 0 77
1943 59 0 59
1944 71 0 71
1945 56 0 56
1946 47 0 47
1947 56 0 56
1948 50 0 50
1949 60 0 60
1950 65 0 65
1951 58 0 58
1952 69 0 69
1953 63 0 63
1954 59 0 59
1955 73 0 73
1956 73 0 73
1957 62 0 62
1958 68 0 68
1959 49 0 49
1960 50 0 50
1961 52 0 52
1962 38 0 38
1963 48 0 48
1964 56 0 56
1965 42 0 42
1966 36 0 36
1967 43 0 43
1968 34 0 34
1969 35 0 35
1970 45 0 45
1971 29 0 29
1972 18 0 18
1973 37 0 37
1974 34 0 34
1975 30 0 30
1976 33 0 33
1977 40 0 40
1978 40 0 40
1979 31 0 31
1980 27 0 27
1981 31 0 31
1982 26 0 26
1983 24 0 24
1984 38 0 38
1985 26 0 26
1986 30 0 30
1987 20 0 20
1988 23 0 23
1989 18 0 18
1990 28 0 28
1991 20 0 20
1992 27 0 27
1993 19 0 19
1994 12 0 12
1995 14 0 14
1996 13 0 13
1997 13 0 13
1998 19 0 19
1999 15 0 15
2000 11 0 11
2001 12 0 12
2002 16 0 16
2003 10 0 10
2004 7 0 7
2005 8 0 8
2006 17 0 17
2008 6 0 6
2009 12 0 12
2011 5 0 5
2016 6 0 6

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Popularity of Carleton as a first name

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Popularity of Carleton as a last name

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Common last names for Carleton

  • Smith
  • Brown
  • Jones
  • Clark
  • Anderson
  • Williams
  • Davis
  • Wilson
  • Moore
  • Cook

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Carleton U.S.
  White 93.44% 64.26%
  African American 1.82% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.77% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.49% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.10% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.38% 16.26%

Of Last Name Carleton

People with the last name Carleton are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Carleton

  • How Popular is the name Carleton? Carleton is the 3,812th most popular name of all time. As a last name Carleton was the 7,753rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Carleton have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,828 babies born with the first name Carleton in the United States. That's more than enough people named Carleton to occupy the territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Carleton? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Carleton first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Carleton is Friday, January 21st, 1825.
  • What year had the most people named Carleton born? The highest recorded use of the first name Carleton was in 1923 with a total of 103 babies.
  • Random Carleton Factoid: According to the 1937 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Carleton ranks 99th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Maine. Imagine that, 13 babies in Maine have the same name as you in 1937.
  • Weird things about the name Carleton: Your name in reverse order is Notelrac. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eanltcro. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Carleton? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 4,282 people with the last name Carleton.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Carleton? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Carleton as their last name.

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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