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Carson Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Carson is of English origin.

The meaning of Carson is "son of marsh dwellers".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 91 in baby name popularity for boys with 4580 occurrences.  It ranked 1344 in popular baby names for girls with 173 occurrences. 

View the Carson Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Carson has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Carson to other names.


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Related Names

Carson is a form of the name Carsen.

Other Tidbits

Some famous bearers of this name include: Carson Palmer, Carson Daly.

Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Carson in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Carson.

Just for fun, see the name Carson in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Carson in Nautical Flags page.

Names Like This

English names generally consist of a given name, middle name and family name. Many English speaking countries have fairly flexible naming laws. This allows the multicultural families that live in these countries to merge the naming conventions of their faiths or previous nationalities with their current homeland.

Biblical names are still very prevelant. Nature, literature, mythology, celebrity, surnames, variants of traditional names and newly invented names are all sources of English given names.

The evolution of English names in the U.K. can be traced to the various conquests and ruling power changes of its early history. The evolution of English names in America has been more influenced by the various influxes of immigrants from different parts of the world during different times in its history.