Carson is a baby name of Scottish/Irish and Scandinavian origin that has been in the top 100 boy’s names since 2006. Although the Scottish/Irish meaning is uncertain, the Scandinavian meaning is “son of marsh-dwellers”.
Meaning of the name Carson:
Scottish: uncertain meaning, may be related to a name meaning riverside
Scandinavian: son of marsh-dwellers
Origin of the name Carson:
Carson is a Scottish and Irish name derived from a surname of uncertain meaning although it may be related to the Scottish name Cars meaning “riverside”. It is also a Scandinavian name meaning “son of marsh-dwellers”.
Symbolism of the name Carson:
The marsh is symbolic of fertility and growth in many ancient cultures. The marsh is vital to a healthy ecosystem because it can absorb extra rainwater and prevent flooding.
Style of the name Carson:
Gender of the name Carson:
Carson is a name primarily used for boys, but there are some girls who have the name as well.
Pronunciation of the name Carson:
Number of syllables in the name Carson:
Emotion evoked from the name Carson:
Carson evokes feelings of hard work and honesty.
Alternative spellings for the name Carson:
Karsen, Karson, Karsyn
Nicknames for the name Carson:
Popularity of the name Carson:
According to the Social Security Administration, Carson is a common name but it jumped into the top 100 baby names in 2006 and is still going strong as of 2020.
Related names for the name Carson:
Great middle names for the name Carson and their meanings:
- Chase (hunt)
- Blake (fair-haired, dark)
- Bryce (freckled)
- Brady (broad meadow)
- Rhys (ardor)
- Lachlan (from the fjord-land)
- Finley (fair-haired hero)
- Ellis (benevolent)
Famous people with the name Carson:
- Carson McCullers (American author)
- Carson Daly (American TV host)
- Carson Kressley (American TV host)
- Carson Palmer (American football player)
Carsons in popular culture:
- Carson Wells (film, “No Country for Old Men”)
- Carson Drew (literature, Nancy Drew series)
- Charles Carson (television, “Downton Abbey”)
- Carson (Australian band)