Carson: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Carson
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).
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Meaning - Swamp dweller
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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.-
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Carson McCullers for girls
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"Carson Drew" is Nancy Drew's father.
"Dr. Carson Beckett" is a character on the tv series Stargate: Atlantis.
-Band Called "Drive like Carson"
Singer and song writers Jeff Carson and Jason Carson (no relation)-