Carlton Name Meaning & Origin
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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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."
Carlton Lassiter, the head detective from the TV series "Psych"