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Carter Genealogy & History

The name Carter is of English derivation and first appears in the records in Winchester soon after the Norman Conquest in the eleventh century. It is the 40th most common surname in the United States, and the 64th most common in the United Kingdom. It is an occupational name meaning either one who constructs carts or one who hauls goods in a cart. Carter genealogy also includes the surname Charter. The two names are derived from a number of sources, including the Old French Caretier and the Middle English Carte. Carter family history includes former United States President Jimmy Carter.


Carter Birth Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
A Benton Carter-- --, 1917January 22,1989IA
B Carroll Carter-- --, 1916September 26,1992GA
Christophe Carter-- --, 1970February 1,1996SC
D Edna Carter-- --, 1923March 3,1994IL

Carter Death Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
Edith Carter-- --, 1936July 1,2000Philadelphia,PA
F Betty Carter-- --, 1930December 4,2001Bangor,ME
G Harold Carter-- --, 1917September 7,2006Abington,PA
Harry Carter-- --, 1920February 25,2010Glenwood Springs,CO

Carter Marriage Records

NameSpouseMarriage DateLocation
Aaron CarterAnnie MedlinDecember 4,1937Wake, NC
Dock CarterSiddie CortesMarch 29,1933Wake, NC
Everette CarterEssie HollandFebruary 25,1933Wake, NC
Major CarterLudie ChavisJanuary 3,1936Wake, NC

Most Common Surnames After Carter

40th: Murphy41st: Parker
42nd: Turner43rd: Peterson
44th: Morris45th: Cook
46th: Stewart47th: Collins
48th: Rogers49th: Garcia

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