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Carson (girl)

What does Carson mean?

Carson Pronunciation of Carson [car-son] as a girls' name (also used more generally as boys' name Carson) is pronounced KAR-sun. It is of Scottish and Gaelic origin. Surname. The form "de Carsan" is possibly derived in the 13th century from a place name. Author Carson McCullers.

Associated with: scottish, gaelic, surname.

Variations

Carson has 3 variants: Cason, Karson and Kason.

Creative forms:
(female) Calson, Casson, ..

(male) Carcan, Cardo, ..

Middle name pairings:
Carson Vienna (C.V.), ..

How popular is Carson?

Carson is an uncommonly occurring first name for females but a very prominent last name for all people (#537 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Carson was first listed in 1990 and reached its top rank of #561 in the U.S. in the year 1999, and is currently at #1327. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Carson name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Carson outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Karson is the only other popular varying form of Carson (#1327 from current records). These relations of Carson were favored as baby names 2 decades ago (average #1083) and have become significantly less common since (#1663, 68.3% less usage).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Carson, Karson in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Carson and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Camron, Carden, Cardin, Cardon, Careen, Caren, Carin, Carisma, Carlan, Carlen, Carlin, Carlyn, Carman, Carmen, Carmin, Carmon, Caro, Carol, Caron, Caronn (see Karen), Carren, Carrin, Carrol, Carron, Carryn, Carwen, Carylon, Caryn, Carynn, Casen, Corazon, Darion, Daron, Farron, Karon, Larsen, Larson, Larsson, Maison, Marion, Marjon, Marlon, Maryon and Mason. These names tend to be more frequently used than Carson.

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