Carson

Carson - A unique male name



  Sep 23,2018      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Carson, meaning son of the marsh-dwellers, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #549. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Carson and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Carson? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Carson. The baby boy name Carson was given to 4,562 baby boys in 2012, ranking #87 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 360 baby boys were given this name - making this a unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Carson peaked in popularity 8 years ago in 2010 on position 80.



Famous with this name

Sofia Carson
Jack Carson
Hunter Carson


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Carson is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Carson is currently topping the baby name charts in Louisiana at position #34 - and is the least popular in Massachusetts at position #262.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Carson is where you live.


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Carson origin and meaning

Carson is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means son of the marsh-dwellers. To see famous people named Carson, pop culture references for the name Carson and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Carson

We've found the following names that sound similar to Carson, sorted by popularity.

Carsen / Cresencio / Carsyn / Crecencio / Crisanto / Crescencio / Chrishawn / Chrishon / Chrisangel / Cresenciano /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
201287
201185
201080
200988
200889
200790
200687
2005101
2004101
200389
2002105
200195
2000119
1999156
1998216
1997269
1996276
1995295
1994309
1993346
1992357
1991423
1990457
1989495
1988561
1987590
1986578
1985562
1984575
1983655
1982649
1981723
1980746
1979740
1978743
1977771
1976753
1975845
1974867
1973838
19721027
19711063
1970993
19691015
1968778
1967917
1966839
1965921
1964819
1963984
1962971
1961781
1960788
1959906
1958891
1957765
1956801
1955680
1954607
1953626
1952621
1951574
1950652
1949576
1948600
1947580
1946588
1945659
1944816
1943592
1942597
1941709
1940593
1939536
1938650
1937582
1936591
1935663
1934694
1933695
1932574
1931679
1930624
1929830
1928641
1927602
1926606
1925587
1924550
1923625
1922605
1921613
1920697
1919590
1918610
1917665
1916576
1915578
1914535
1913626
1912727
1911523
1910549

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Louisiana34
Vermont35
North Dakota36
Mississippi38
Kentucky39
Iowa40
Utah44
Montana45
Alabama46
Tennessee47
West Virginia50
Arkansas50
South Dakota51
Wisconsin52
Idaho53
Indiana55
Alaska57
Kansas58
Wyoming58
Missouri59
Nebraska64
South Carolina66
Maine68
Minnesota68
Washington69
Oregon70
Ohio71
Oklahoma71
North Carolina73
Michigan74
Georgia75
Pennsylvania84
Colorado94
Virginia100
Delaware111
Maryland113
Texas118
Illinois122
Florida126
Nevada129
New Hampshire139
Arizona141
New York153
Connecticut175
California184
Hawaii216
New Mexico236
New Jersey250
Massachusetts262

Even more about Carson


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Carson a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Carson?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2010
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Carson
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 360
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +4,562

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