Meaning:Someone who prepares wool for spinning; transporter of materials
Karter is a gender-neutral name of German origin. Stemming from Carter, it is an occupational name for a "transporter of materials" or "someone who prepares wool for spinning." Traditionally, wool carders were employed to untangle wool fleece and comb the fibers before production. If you are interested in handmade crafts or just like the sound of this catchy name, Karter is a great choice for baby.

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