Carson Name Meaning & Origin

Carson

Pronunciation: KAHR-sən (key)

Origin of the name Carson:

Transferred use of the surname meaning “Carr’s son.” The name Carr is of several derivations. It is from the Middle English and Scottish car, carre (marsh, mossy place), from the Welsh caer (a fort), and from the Gaelic carr (rock).

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Influenced during the 19th century by legendary Missouri frontiersman, Kit Carson. Carson City, the capital of Nevada, was named in his honor. Known today for television personality Carson Daly. A unisex name.
Carson was the 87th most popular boys name in the country last year, placing it between such trendy names as Tristan and Jaden. That's the most popular it's ever been in the 126 years the government has been keeping track.

That's according to an Enquirer analysis of baby name data from the U.S. Social Security Administration, which releases its annual list of the most popular baby names every year around Mother's Day.-

Famous real-life people named Carson: | Edit

Carson Palmer
Carson Cooman
Carson Daly
Carson McCullers for girls
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Carson Paine, first child of Chad & Erin Paine (Bringing Up Bates)

Carson in song, story & screen: | Edit

"Carson Drew" is Nancy Drew's father.
"Dr. Carson Beckett" is a character on the tv series Stargate: Atlantis.
"Mr. Carson" Downton Abby
-Band Called "Drive like Carson"
Singer and song writers Jeff Carson and Jason Carson (no relation)-
Carson Phillips, character in the 2012 movie and book 'Struck By Lightning' (Written/Played by Chris Colfer)
Emmett Carson, doctor for the Saviors in the TV show The Walking Dead
Harlan Carson, community physician of the Hilltop Colony until the Saviors took him in the TV The Walking Dead (brother of Emmett Carson)

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