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Carlton

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3k Charlton (English)

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 13 0 13
1881 16 0 16
1882 21 0 21
1883 19 0 19
1884 20 0 20
1885 18 0 18
1886 22 0 22
1887 13 0 13
1888 19 0 19
1889 29 0 29
1890 17 0 17
1891 22 0 22
1892 21 0 21
1893 21 0 21
1894 30 0 30
1895 27 0 27
1896 31 0 31
1897 28 0 28
1898 31 0 31
1899 31 0 31
1900 38 0 38
1901 41 0 41
1902 37 0 37
1903 33 0 33
1904 47 0 47
1905 48 0 48
1906 49 0 49
1907 49 0 49
1908 48 0 48
1909 61 0 61
1910 89 0 89
1911 108 0 108
1912 201 0 201
1913 198 0 198
1914 283 0 283
1915 349 0 349
1916 395 0 395
1917 388 0 388
1918 431 0 431
1919 397 0 397
1920 447 6 441
1921 480 0 480
1922 452 5 447
1923 455 5 450
1924 430 0 430
1925 454 6 448
1926 488 5 483
1927 484 0 484
1928 551 0 551
1929 507 5 502
1930 476 6 470
1931 503 0 503
1932 529 5 524
1933 490 0 490
1934 478 0 478
1935 490 0 490
1936 490 6 484
1937 548 0 548
1938 535 0 535
1939 495 0 495
1940 497 5 492
1941 510 0 510
1942 516 0 516
1943 555 7 548
1944 491 6 485
1945 500 0 500
1946 552 10 542
1947 637 0 637
1948 553 5 548
1949 583 0 583
1950 574 5 569
1951 674 7 667
1952 696 0 696
1953 723 6 717
1954 839 5 834
1955 870 0 870
1956 913 5 908
1957 961 7 954
1958 896 7 889
1959 821 8 813
1960 856 9 847
1961 777 7 770
1962 815 0 815
1963 762 0 762
1964 784 7 777
1965 646 6 640
1966 656 7 649
1967 612 0 612
1968 610 7 603
1969 527 16 511
1970 594 10 584
1971 603 6 597
1972 464 0 464
1973 478 0 478
1974 455 5 450
1975 497 0 497
1976 401 5 396
1977 466 0 466
1978 436 0 436
1979 470 0 470
1980 450 8 442
1981 396 5 391
1982 444 0 444
1983 383 0 383
1984 372 6 366
1985 378 0 378
1986 384 8 376
1987 359 7 352
1988 382 0 382
1989 477 0 477
1990 529 0 529
1991 469 0 469
1992 445 8 437
1993 402 6 396
1994 362 6 356
1995 333 5 328
1996 289 5 284
1997 269 0 269
1998 246 0 246
1999 224 0 224
2000 225 0 225
2001 208 0 208
2002 175 0 175
2003 154 0 154
2004 137 0 137
2005 180 0 180
2006 143 0 143
2007 146 0 146
2008 128 0 128
2009 114 0 114
2010 122 0 122
2011 102 0 102
2012 100 0 100
2013 87 0 87
2014 83 0 83
2015 94 0 94

Want to know about the popularity of the Carlton baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 48,582 babies born with the name Carlton in the United States. That's more than enough Carltons to occupy the territory of Faroe Islands (Denmark) with an estimated population of 48,285 (as of March 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 13 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Carlton" was in 1957 with a total of 954 babies.

According to the 1922 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Carlton" ranks #71 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Maine. Imagine that, 19 babies in Maine have the same name as you in 1922. Across the entire United States a total of 452 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Carlton" mean? The list below shows the origins of Carlton as well as things modernly associated with the name Carlton such as celebrities named Carlton.

Origin and Meaning of Carlton

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

Carlton Fisk

Carlton Fisk is a MLB player. Carlton was born in 1947 in Bellows Falls, Vermont.

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Chuck D.

Chuck D. is a rapper, publisher, lecturer, and activist with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1986 to present. Chuck was born in 1960 as Carlton Douglas Ridenhour in Roosevelt, New York.

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Carlton Cole

Carlton Cole is a football biography. Carlton was born in 1983 in Croydon, England.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Carlton

Carlton Banks
Carlton Fields
Carlton Pearson
Carlton Sheets
Carlton Dance
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Carlton House Reston
Carlton Pools
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Alternative Meanings

C is for casual, no pretension here.

A is for amenable, for your easy going nature.

R is for rational, the way you think.

L is for lucky, who is more?

T is for teacher, you truly are.

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

N is for nice, need I say more?

Your name in reverse order is "Notlrac". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Olacrtn". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Carlton born Aug 29, 1969

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern New Zealand approximately on 1100. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, and cathedrals.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Magic is everywhere around you, in most usual, most ordinary incidents. Your lesson - to learn magic and to help people to see it clearly. You are a magician!

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