Carter

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Carter is a family name. It originally meant to haul goods in a cart. The name comes from the Gaelic and Celtic word cairt (cart). It originated in Ireland and Scotland. It later migrated to England, where it was changed to its English form.

People who have the name Carter include Lynda Carter, June Carter Cash, actress Dixie Carter and former U.S. President Jimmy Carter.