Meaning and name origin
Karson \k(a)-rson, kar-son\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Karson), is of Scottish, Old English and Old German origin, and the meaning of Karson is "son of the marsh-dwellers; free man". Karson is a variant of Carson (Scottish, Old English): mainly Scottish surname. Also a variant of Karl (Old German): German form of Charles.
Karson is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Karson for boys (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Karson and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Carson (#91), Karson (#330), Karl and Carsen. (2014 statistics).