Carson Name Meaning & Origin
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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People have thought I was a boy but because of that I get more interviews and more opportunities. Anybody who knows I'm a girl thinks that Carson is a very beautiful, unique, and strong name.
People have mistakenly called me "Carmen" or "Carsten"
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Carson McCullers, southern gothic writer best known for her novel "The Heart is a Lonely Hunter." Also wrote short stories, including "A Member of the Wedding," which was made into a film.
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Carson is Phoebe Cates' character in the movie 'Shag'.