Carlton: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Carlton

Carlton

Pronunciation: KAHRL-tən (key)

Origin of the name Carlton:

Transferred use of the surname originating from English place-names composed of the Old English elements carl (freeman, peasant, man) and tūn (town, settlement, village, enclosure): hence, "settlement of freemen."

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Carl, Carleton

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My husbands name is Raymond Carlton Thonton the 3rd but he goes by Carlton and our sons name is guna be Raymond Carlton Thonton the 4th, but were not sure what to call Him we do not want to call him Ray or Raymond.

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Carlton Banks, fictional character from the TV series "Fresh Prince of Bel-Air"
Carlton, the doorman from the '70s sitcom "Rhoda" with the catchphrase "Hello, this is Carlton your doorman."

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