US Popularity:5809
Origin:British
Meaning:Free peasant settlement; From the town of free men
It's hard not to picture Alfonso Ribeiro's famous dance moves when you hear the name Carlton! The beloved character from The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air undoubtedly boosted the popularity of this classic boy's name. Carlton is of British and Old English origin, meaning "free peasant settlement" or "from the town of the free men." As your little prince, Carlton is bound to know the true meaning of Tom Jones' lyrics "It's not unusual to feel loved by anyone." And he may even learn the beloved Carlton dance as a party piece for future celebrations!

Carlton Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Carlton is currently #4106 on The Bump
Boy:Carlton is currently #2295 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Carlton is currently #5809 in U.S. births
Boy:Carlton is currently #2690 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

Year:
2023
#2690
in 2023
+ 526
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data

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