Carter baby name popularity.

Carter as a boys name was first used in 1881. It was most popular in the 2010s. It peaked in popularity in 2015 when 10727 baby boys called Carter were born. There have been 129157 Carter's born since 1881 and we estimate 124991 are still living.

Similar names to Carter: Karter, Cordero, Cartier, Cordaro, Carder, Corderro, Karder, Cordera, Kartier.

Carter is also a girls name.

YearBirthsBirths
per MM
RatioRank
2015 10727 5649 1 / 177 24
2014 10647 5572 1 / 179 27
2013 9560 5074 1 / 197 33
2012 9246 4890 1 / 205 36
2011 8594 4537 1 / 220 41
2010 8150 4257 1 / 235 48
2009 8166 4124 1 / 242 50
2008 7059 3466 1 / 289 65
2007 6099 2943 1 / 340 80
2006 6430 3133 1 / 319 75
2005 5898 2956 1 / 338 77
2004 5009 2526 1 / 396 89
2003 4171 2113 1 / 473 102
2002 3480 1794 1 / 557 108
2001 3434 1769 1 / 565 111
2000 2549 1299 1 / 770 152
1999 1943 1013 1 / 988 179
1998 1800 942 1 / 1061 189
1997 1540 817 1 / 1224 204
1996 1216 642 1 / 1557 243
1995 919 483 1 / 2071 286
1994 543 281 1 / 3557 423
1993 550 281 1 / 3565 419
1992 487 244 1 / 4100 450
1991 391 194 1 / 5165 500
1990 333 162 1 / 6164 550
1989 294 147 1 / 6803 565
1988 264 138 1 / 7245 569
1987 212 114 1 / 8801 625
1986 182 99 1 / 10112 663
1985 175 95 1 / 10556 668
1984 134 74 1 / 13463 749
1983 118 66 1 / 15186 805
1982 117 64 1 / 15506 818
1981 88 49 1 / 20354 961
1980 91 51 1 / 19606 935
1979 64 37 1 / 26908 1116
1978 72 44 1 / 22811 1027
1977 122 74 1 / 13474 773
1976 159 101 1 / 9874 651
1975 163 104 1 / 9585 633
1974 142 90 1 / 11079 687
1973 132 85 1 / 11814 698
1972 165 102 1 / 9835 615
1971 200 113 1 / 8847 578
1970 156 84 1 / 11921 656
1969 151 84 1 / 11852 644
1968 124 71 1 / 14024 675
1967 141 81 1 / 12372 634
1966 128 72 1 / 13937 653
1965 115 62 1 / 16186 696
1964 133 67 1 / 14988 668
1963 159 78 1 / 12778 617
1962 131 63 1 / 15794 677
1961 133 63 1 / 15960 674
1960 139 65 1 / 15344 666
1959 134 63 1 / 15922 662
1958 164 77 1 / 12932 602
1957 140 65 1 / 15400 649
1956 177 84 1 / 11942 571
1955 150 73 1 / 13720 603
1954 190 93 1 / 10724 529
1953 161 82 1 / 12243 557
1952 156 80 1 / 12460 560
1951 172 91 1 / 10940 521
1950 170 95 1 / 10538 515
1949 178 100 1 / 9965 495
1948 150 85 1 / 11696 543
1947 178 97 1 / 10277 502
1946 148 91 1 / 10971 525
1945 126 94 1 / 10680 533
1944 122 90 1 / 11169 548
1943 130 91 1 / 10976 550
1942 112 81 1 / 12329 588
1941 109 89 1 / 11266 569
1940 88 76 1 / 13170 636
1939 77 70 1 / 14372 675
1938 106 96 1 / 10461 567
1937 99 93 1 / 10772 579
1936 98 95 1 / 10582 581
1935 101 97 1 / 10307 575
1934 97 94 1 / 10643 597
1933 77 78 1 / 12873 668
1932 68 65 1 / 15351 763
1931 78 75 1 / 13324 677
1930 62 57 1 / 17697 824
1929 71 66 1 / 15146 751
1928 78 70 1 / 14199 724
1927 85 75 1 / 13257 702
1926 89 80 1 / 12478 669
1925 88 79 1 / 12681 682
1924 112 99 1 / 10114 603
1923 84 77 1 / 13050 706
1922 93 85 1 / 11702 666
1921 83 75 1 / 13271 722
1920 98 92 1 / 10862 635
1919 107 109 1 / 9160 580
1918 95 94 1 / 10669 628
1917 91 98 1 / 10170 620
1916 83 93 1 / 10724 641
1915 78 92 1 / 10880 658
1914 92 141 1 / 7117 508
1913 37 72 1 / 13853 777
1912 45 105 1 / 9554 608
1911 26 115 1 / 8691 597
1910 26 134 1 / 7470 556
1909 22 134 1 / 7455 558
1908 25 162 1 / 6174 499
1907 18 123 1 / 8157 591
1906 15 113 1 / 8877 613
1905 16 121 1 / 8270 592
1904 25 195 1 / 5125 417
1903 23 193 1 / 5184 411
1902 11 90 1 / 11151 687
1901 13 122 1 / 8190 559
1900 31 206 1 / 4855 403
1899 14 132 1 / 7587 521
1898 14 114 1 / 8764 573
1897 16 142 1 / 7047 495
1896 13 109 1 / 9198 592
1895 9 77 1 / 13044 739
1894 16 138 1 / 7236 502
1893 13 116 1 / 8640 538
1892 18 147 1 / 6780 459
1891 13 128 1 / 7784 497
1890 8 72 1 / 13878 739
1889 11 99 1 / 10053 581
1888 15 124 1 / 8057 505
1887 13 128 1 / 7801 488
1886 15 135 1 / 7386 470
1885 10 93 1 / 10780 604
1884 13 114 1 / 8803 520
1883 11 105 1 / 9512 557
1881 12 119 1 / 8395 503