One who transports goods by cart or wagon.





Traits associated with the name Carter:

Dogs named Carter tend to be loving, affectionate, good-natured, and industrious. This name is also associated with companionship.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Carter?

That you have a strong appreciation for classic, timeless names. It also suggests that you have a strong sense of tradition and respect for the past.

Is Carter a good dog name?

Carter has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Carter isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

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Carter is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Carter was, in the past month, the 1480th most viewed dog name on

As of May 2024, Carter is becoming ever more niche with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that the name is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation in rank for this name, which may suggest seasonal factors or interest driven by pop culture events.

In the past week, Carter was viewed 0 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Carter's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Carter is most adored in Michigan, Georgia and North Carolina.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Pennsylvania, Missouri and Ohio.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Carter.

Most popular breeds named Carter:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. Golden Retriever
  3. Cocker Spaniel
  4. German Shepherd
  5. Doberman Pinscher

Carter is found in these categories:

cute dog names

Evokes charming Southern charm, reminiscent of playful, endearing characters in literature.

curious dog names

Carter means "transporter of goods", perfect for adventure-loving pups!

superhero dog names

He shares a moniker with Marvel's Agent Peggy, a fearless fighter!

posh dog names

Hailing from Old English nobility, it's a favorite among upper-crust canines.

old fashioned dog names

Harkens back to peanut-farming President days, echoing a bygone era.

Dog names like Carter:

Charles darwin, great scientific discoverer
A Fortress, Camp
From the ford by the cliff
One who works with stone
English ???“ chief
Genuine, bold or brave
Carter dog name meaning

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