Carter Family History
Carter Surname History
Carter family history has a complex evolution of which the particulars are beginning to be understood by Carter family members. The Carter family name is an old heredity that has migrated all across the world for many generations, and as the Carter family has spread, it has changed making its history challenging to unearth. This page is the home for a detailed history of the Carter family name, Carter origins, and stories of people with the Carter name.
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The evolution of Carter starts with the origins of thelast name. Even in the earliest days of a name there have been different spellings of that name simply because last names were infrequently written down back when few people could write.
As Carter families moved between countries, the Carter name may have changed with them. Carter ancestors have migrated across various regions all throughout history. It was common for a surname to change as it enters a new country or language.
Carter country of origin
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The nationality of Carter is often difficult to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Carter may be in dispute based on whether the family name came about naturally and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of surnames that are based on professions, which can crop up in multiple countries independently (such as the surname "Fisher" which was given to fishermen).
Meaning of the last name Carter
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The meaning of Carter come may come from a trade, such as the name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession. Many of these profession-based last names can be a profession in some other language. Because of this it is good to understand the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many modern names like Carter originate from religious texts such as the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, and so forth. Commonly these family names are shortened versions of a religious expression such as "Lamb of God".
- Nathaniel Carter 1929 - 1985
- Minnie Pearl Carter 1922 - 2009
- Walter Carter 1931 - 1984
- Thelma L Carter 1925 - 1993
- Robbie M Carter 1923 - 1999
- Winnie L Carter 1924 - 2010
- Treva R Carter 1924 - 1989
- Aaron Carter 1927 - 2004
- Rudolph Carter 1898 - 1990
- J J Carter 1928 - 1989
- Mary Carter 1915 - 1981
- J E Carter 1929 - 1991
- James L Carter 1926 - 1989
- Josh Carter 1903 - 1978
- Cecil H Carter 1925 - 2005
- Thomas Lewis Carter 1929 - 2010
- Bessie M Carter 1928 - 2001
- Grace Carter 1907 - 1985
- J B Carter Jr 1929 - 1998
- Roy L Carter 1910 - 1999
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Famous people named Carter
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Carter
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Carter. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Carter spelling variations
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Researching spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Carter last name are important to understanding the history of the name. Surnames like Carter vary in how they're written as they travel across communities, family unions, and eras across time. In early history when few people could write, names such as Carter were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in public records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Carter.