Carson - boys name

Carson name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 94%

Carson name meaning:

The name Carson is of Scottish origin and has a strong meaning associated with it. It is derived from the Scottish-Gaelic name "Carr," which means "marsh" or "swamp." The name Carson is often linked to someone who is connected to nature, particularly water-related elements. It signifies a person who is adaptable, resourceful, and has the ability to find solutions even in challenging situations.

Carson is a popular name for boys, and it carries an air of strength and resilience. Individuals with this name tend to possess a calm and composed demeanor, but also harbor a deep sense of intuition and sensitivity. They are often seen as reliable and trustworthy, with a tendency to take charge and lead others in times of need.

Overall, the name Carson evokes a sense of natural tranquility and strength, making it an appealing choice for parents seeking a name that embodies a combination of resilience, adaptability, and leadership qualities.

Origin: Scandinavian

Son of Carr.


Surnames, Unisex names

Related names

Carson , Karsen

Other boys names beginning with C


Overall UK ranking: 305 out of 4789

153 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (66)

Historical popularity of Carson

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