Carlton

Carlton - A very unique male name



  May 23,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Carlton appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #274. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Carlton and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Carlton? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Carlton. The baby boy name Carlton was given to 63 baby boys in 2012, ranking #1462 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 26,049 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Carlton peaked in popularity 82 years ago in 1937 on position 214.



Famous with this name

Carlton Cuse
Rex Carlton
Melissa Carlton


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Carlton is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Carlton is currently topping the baby name charts in Tennessee at position #777 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #2,042.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Carlton is where you live.


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Carlton origin and meaning

Carlton is a 7 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Carlton, pop culture references for the name Carlton and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Carlton

We've found the following names that sound similar to Carlton, sorted by popularity.

Carleton / Charlton / Carlito / Carlitos / Cirildo / Charlotte /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20121462
20111497
20101311
20091458
20081360
20071194
20061119
20051003
20041159
20031062
20021012
2001785
2000744
1999735
1998663
1997627
1996599
1995567
1994549
1993509
1992480
1991450
1990421
1989436
1988453
1987468
1986443
1985432
1984437
1983416
1982381
1981398
1980385
1979368
1978368
1977362
1976388
1975342
1974360
1973349
1972357
1971318
1970322
1969345
1968306
1967297
1966294
1965298
1964279
1963280
1962270
1961279
1960275
1959279
1958260
1957246
1956242
1955237
1954241
1953261
1952260
1951258
1950277
1949277
1948290
1947264
1946278
1945258
1944268
1943250
1942254
1941246
1940240
1939238
1938223
1937214
1936232
1935238
1934235
1933232
1932229
1931234
1930256
1929243
1928236
1927262
1926254
1925271
1924277
1923262
1922269
1921252
1920261
1919267
1918259
1917258
1916254
1915256
1914262
1913292
1912262
1911244
1910274

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Tennessee777
Maryland840
Louisiana846
Michigan918
Ohio950
Florida1019
Georgia1078
Illinois1378
New York1459
Texas2042

Even more about Carlton


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Carlton a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Carlton?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1937
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Carlton
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 26,049
Letter count 7
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +63

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