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pinWhat does Karson mean?

Karson /kar-son/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name (also used less commonly as girls' name Karson) is of Old German origin, and Karson means "son of the marsh-dwellers; free man". Karson is a version of Carson (Scottish, Old English): mainly Scottish surname. Karson is also a variation of Karl (Old German): German variant of Charles.


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.

Kreatif forms: Karsonne, Karsonnoa, Krison. [more]

pinHow popular is Karson?

Karson is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#35522 out of 150436, Top 24%). (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. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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) listed in the Top 1000 are Carson (#91 last year), Kason (#365), Cason (#422), Carl (#613), Kale (#972), Carsen and Karl. Variants like Karlton are seldom used. Adoption of these boy names was at its highest in the year 2010 (usage of 0.4405%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.4009%, down 9%), 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, and there is a rekindling in birth name popularity for Carson. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Kale, Karl, Kason in U.S.

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

pinSimilar Names

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