Carter is a common English name and can be a given name or surname. The name is derived from the occupation "carter", a person who carries things in a cart. It is also used to refer to someone who is lucky at cards and lucky in love.

Carter may refer to:


Last name Carter

* For people with the last name Carter, see Carter (surname)

First name Carter

* Carter Beauford (1957— ), American drummer and founding member of the Dave Matthews Band
* Carter Braxton (1736–1797), American signer of the Declaration of Independence, representative of Virginia
* Carter Burwell (1955–), American composer of film soundtracks
* Carter G. Woodson (1875–1950), American historian, author, journalist, founder of Black History Month
* Carter Glass (1858–1946), American politician from Virginia
* Carter Harrison, Sr. (1825–1893), mayor of Chicago 1879–1893; assassinated
* Carter Harrison, Jr. (1860–1953), mayor of Chicago 1897–1915
* Carter Bassett Harrison (c.1756–1808), American politician from Virginia, brother of U.S. President William Henry Harrison
* Carter Jenkins (b. 1991), American actor, starred in "Surface"
* Carter Stanley (1925–1966), American bluegrass musician; one of The Stanley Brothers

Middle name Carter

*Anne Hill Carter Lee, a.k.a. Anne Hill Carter
*Daniel Carter Beard, (1850–1941), American illustrator and naturalist, one of the founders of Boy Scouts of America
*Gail Carter Lott, British ornithologist
*Gloria Carter Spann (1926–1990), American, sister of U.S. President Jimmy Carter
*Henry Carter Stuart (1855–1933), American politician, governor of Virginia 1914–1918
*John Carter Cash (1970-), Son of Johnny Cash, American country music singer. John Carter Cash is also a country music singer.
*Joshua Carter Jackson (1978-), Canadian-American actor
*June Carter Cash (1929–2003), American country music singer, member of the Carter Family, wife of Johnny Cash
*Ruth Carter Stapleton (1929–1983), American Christian evangelist, sister of U.S. President Jimmy Carter
*Lindsay Carter Warren (1889–1976), American politician, U.S. Congressman from North Carolina 1925–1940
*Samuel Carter Hall (1800–1889), English journalist

Fictional people

*Adam Carter, character from the "Spooks" TV series
*Alan Carter, character in TV series
*Carter Hall, the Golden Age DC Comics super-hero "Hawkman"
*Michael Jon Carter, the DC Comics super hero known as "Booster Gold"
*Carter Grayson, character in the "Power Rangers: Lightspeed Rescue" TV series
*Carter Pewterschmidt, father of Lois Griffin in the TV series "Family Guy"
*Dr. John Truman Carter, medical doctor in the American television series "ER"
*Edison Carter, character in the science fiction television series "Max Headroom"
*Jacob Carter, character in the science fiction television series "Stargate SG-1"
*James Carter, charatcer in film series, "Rush Hour"
*John Carter of Mars, character in the "Barsoom" series of Edgar Rice Burroughs
*John Carter, character from the American television series "Little House on the Prairie"
*Nick Carter, popular fictional detective who first appeared in American dime novels in the 1890s
*Randolph Carter, main character of many of "H.P. Lovecraft's Dream-Cycle" works
*Samantha Carter, character in the science fiction television series "Stargate SG-1", daughter of Jacob Carter, above
*Sgt. Vincent Carter, character in the 60's television series "Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C."
*Sheriff Jack Carter, character in the 2006 television series "Eureka"
*Zoe Carter, character in the 2006 television series "Eureka"
* Carter, best friend of Sam Montgumery in A Cinderella Story.

Musical groups/Artists

*Carter (artist), contemporary American artist
*Carter Family, American country music group 1927–1943
*Dave Carter and Tracy Grammer, American folk music duo 1999–2001
*Carter USM, British indie band, 1988–1998
*Shawn Corey Carter, better known as Jay-Z
*Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr., better known as Lil Wayne
*Nick Carter (musician), member of the Backstreet Boys



* Carter Islands

Towns in the USA

*Carter, Montana, in Chouteau County
*Carter, Oklahoma, in Beckham County
*Carter, Wyoming, in Uinta County
*Carter Lake, Iowa, in Pottawattamie County

Counties in the USA

*Carter County, Kentucky
*Carter County, Missouri
*Carter County, Montana
*Carter County, Oklahoma
*Carter County, Tennessee

Business and industry

*Carter Hawley Hale Stores, American retailer in Southern California, defunct 1991
*Carter's, Inc., American manufacturer of children's apparel
*Carter's Ink Company, American ink manufacturer
*Carter's Foods, a defunct supermarket chain based in Charlotte, Michigan
*Carter Cutlery, manufacturer of high quality cutlery based in Vernonia, Oregon


*Amon G. Carter Stadium, open-air football stadium on the campus of Texas Christian University
*Cardinal Carter Academy for the Arts, Catholic arts high school located in Toronto, Canada
*Carter Center, American human rights organization, founded in 1982 by former U.S. President Jimmy Carter
*Carter Doctrine, foreign policy statement by U.S. President Jimmy Carter
*Carter-Finley Stadium, football stadium on the campus of North Carolina State University
*Carter (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles), a cartoon character
*"Get Carter", British crime film, 1971
*"Get Carter" (2000 movie), 2000 remake of the 1971 film
*"Tha Carter", a 2004 hip hop album by Lil Wayne - see also Tha Carter II and Tha Carter III
*USS "Jimmy Carter" (SSN-23), United States Navy submarine
*USS "Carter Hall" (LSD-3), United States Navy dock landing ship
*USS "Carter Hall" (LSD-50), United States Navy dock landing ship
*The Carter, the upcoming documentary movie about the American rapper Lil Wayne

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