Thursday, January 27, 2011

Thursday's Name Game

Name:  Carter
Gender:  Male
Character From:  The Red Pyramid by Rick Riordan

Meanings and history of the name Carter:
  • It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Carter is "one who transports goods". Occupational name and surname.
Personal Experience:
  • A family friend of mine has a little boy named Carter.  He's about 2 years old and is cute as a button.    
Places name Carter:
  • Carter County, Tennessee
Famous real-life people named Carter: 
  • Carter Burwell, wrote the musical score for the movie Twilight
  • Carter Jenkins, actor in the movie Valentine's Day and he has also been on mutiple TV shows 
  • Carter Stanley, was a bluegrass musician in the band The Stanley Brothers
  • Carter Jefferson, was an American jazz tenor saxophonist
  • Carter Oosterhouse, carpenter on the TLC series Trading Spaces 
Carter in song, story & screen:
  • Carter, character played by Morgan Freeman in the movie The Bucket List
  • Carter Lang, a fictional film director in Joan Didion's novel "Play It as It Lays"

List adapted from

These are just some I know...what about you?

1 comment:

  1. Cool meme! I also see that you're reading Hex Hall...I'm interested to see what you think of it!


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