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The nationality of Carter is often very difficult to determine in cases which countries change over time, leaving the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Carter may be difficult to determine as result of whether the name came in to being organically and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of names that are based on professions, which can come into being in multiple regions independently (such as the surname "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy).

Carter Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Carter come may come from a craft, such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy. Some of these craft-based family names may be a profession in another language. For this reason it is important to research the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many western names like Carter are inspired by religious texts like the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, and so on. Commonly these family names relate to a religious expression such as "Favored of God".

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Knowing spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Carter family name are important to understanding the history of the name. Family names like Carter change in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across villages, family unions, and countries over generations. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Carter were transliterated based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in public records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Carter.

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