Over the past 110 years, 43 644 boys and 5 girls have been named Carlton. The name Carlton ranks 479th in the United States among the most common names for boys. For the first time more than ten times newborns were named Carlton in 1910. The peak of popularity of the name Carlton came in the 1920s and 1930s. You can see absolute numbers and relative numbers on the chart. Indicators per 100K more accurately assess the popularity of the name.