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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Cartier

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  1. French explorer who explored the St. Lawrence river and laid claim to the region for France (1491-1557)
  1. A surname​.

Notable Persons Named Cartier

Cartier Martin is a basketball player for the Antalya BB, Iowa Energy, Benetton Treviso, Jilin Northeast Tigers, Charlotte Hornets, Golden State Warriors, and Washington Wizards. He was most prominent from 2007 to present. Cartier was born on November 20th, 1984 in Crockett, Texas.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Cartier

Jacques Cartier was a french navigator, explorer, french people, exploration, and frenchnavigatorandexplorer. Jacques was born on December 31st, 1491 in Saint-Malo. He breathed his last breath on September 1st, 1557.


Sir George-Étienne Cartier was an office holder. His military service ended in 1838. George-Étienne was born on September 6th, 1814 in Saint-Antoine-sur-Richelieu, Quebec. He left this life on May 20th, 1873.


Jazz Cartier is a hip hop music rapping. Jazz was given the name Jaye Adams in Toronto.


Louis was born in 1875 in Paris. He died in 1942.


Rudolph Cartier was a television director. Rudolph was given the name Rudolph Katscher on April 17th, 1904 in Vienna. He died on June 7th, 1994.


Pierre Cartier is a scientist in the field of mathematics. Pierre was born on June 10th, 1932 in Sedan, Ardennes.


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1983 5 0 5
1985 11 5 6
1986 5 5 0
1987 15 8 7
1988 13 5 8
1989 9 0 9
1990 14 9 5
1992 18 6 12
1993 10 0 10
1994 10 0 10
1995 6 0 6
1996 11 0 11
1997 18 0 18
1998 16 6 10
1999 21 7 14
2000 28 6 22
2001 20 5 15
2002 13 0 13
2003 11 0 11
2004 20 0 20
2005 14 0 14
2006 38 6 32
2007 36 0 36
2008 42 0 42
2009 51 6 45
2010 60 9 51
2011 57 6 51
2012 96 10 86
2013 82 9 73
2014 110 10 100
2015 84 9 75
2016 97 8 89
2017 143 14 129
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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International Interest for Cartier

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Popularity of Cartier as a first name

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Popularity of Cartier as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Cartier U.S.
  White 86.63% 64.26%
  African American 4.59% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.87% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.84% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.99% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.07% 16.26%

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People with the last name Cartier are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Cartier

  • How Popular is the name Cartier? Cartier is the 9,452nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Cartier was the 11,061st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Cartier have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,184 babies born with the first name Cartier in the United States. That's more than enough people named Cartier to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Cartier? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1983 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Cartier first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Cartier is Monday, May 12th, 1902.
  • What year had the most people named Cartier born? The highest recorded use of the first name Cartier was in 2017 with a total of 129 babies.
  • Random Cartier Factoid: According to the 2015 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Cartier is not a popular baby boy's name in Connecticut. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Connecticut have the same name as you in 2015.
  • Weird things about the name Cartier: Your name in reverse order is Reitrac. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Irtcear. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Cartier? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,873 people with the last name Cartier.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Cartier? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Cartier as their last name since less than 1 person in 103k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • 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).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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