Carlton Name Meaning and Origin

Carlton is a Boy name. The name is originated from ‘English’ origin. The baby name Carlton means “Town For Peasants”.


Carlton Origin:

Origin of the name is: “English”



Carlton is a Boy name.



The pronunciation of the name is: “KAHRL + tan”


Carlton Name Meaning:

Carlton is an Old English name. And contrary to the expensive luxury of Carlton Hotels across the world, ‘Carlton’ actually means ‘free land for peasants to stay in’. It is derived from the Old English words ‘ceorl’, meaning ‘free’ and ‘tun’, meaning ‘town or settlement’.



It is a Christian baby name.





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Famous people with this name:

(Arthur) Carlton Cuse, American screenwriter and producer;

Carlton Ernest Fisk, American baseball player;

Carlton Skinner, 1st governor of Guam;

Carlton Douglas Ridenhour aka Chuck D, American rapper;

Carlton Michael George Cole (Okirie), English footballer;

Benedict Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch, English actor;

Christopher Carlton Cumberbatch (b. 2015), son of Benedict Cumberbatch and Sophie Hunter




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