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What does Karson mean?

Karson \k(a)-rson, kar-son\ as a boys' name (also used less commonly as girls' name Karson). Karson means "son of the marsh-dwellers; free man". Karson is a derivative of Carson (Scottish, Old English): mainly Scottish surname. Karson is also a variation of Karl (Old German).


Karson has 2 variants: Carsan and Carsen.

Karson has 16 more related forms via Carson, Karl: Carl, Cason, Kale, Karel, Karlan, Karle, Karlens, Karli, Karlin, Karlo, Karlos, Karlton, Karol, Karoly, Karrel and Kason.


Karson is an uncommonly occurring first name for males. Karson is also an uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the baby name popularity of Karson for boys. Karson was first listed in 1999 and reached its apex rank of #330 in the U.S. in the year 2014. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Karson name in U.S.

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

Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of Karson and corresponding names. Popular related forms of Karson (#330 last year) are Carson (#91 last year), Kason (#365), Cason (#422), Carl (#613), Kale (#972), Carsen and Karl. Adoption of this boy name was at its highest in 2010 and is somewhat lower today, with the versions Kale, Carl and Karl becoming less fashionable. Kason (#365), Karson (#330), Cason (#422) and Carson (#91) are four of the more chic birth names here, with Carson having a rekindling in popularity. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Carl, Carsen, Carson, Cason, Kale, Karl, Karson, Kason in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Carl, Carson, Karl outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended similar baby names are Garson, Karlson, Larson and Parson. Like Karson, these names are not commonly used.