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Boy Name: Carpenter

Name: Carpenter
Pronunciation: \c(a)-rpen-ter, car-pe-nter\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: carriage maker
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Corben
Variant forms: Charpentier
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 189


Carpenter \c(a)-rpen-ter, car-pe-nter\ as a boy's name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Carpenter is "carriage maker". Occupational name turned surname, rarely used as a given name.

Carpenter has 1 variant form: Charpentier.

A baby name that sounds like Carpenter is Corben.

View a list of the 6 names that reference Carpenter.


Carpenter is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#189 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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