English and Scottish surname
"son of the marsh dwellers"

Carson Origin and Meaning

The name Carson is both a boy's name and a girl's name of Scottish origin meaning "son of the marsh dwellers".
Very popular surname choice — it's in the Boys' Top 100 — beginning to catch on for girls. First female association: novelist Carson McCullers.

Carson Popularity

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Famous People Named Carson

  • Carson McCullers (born Lula Carson Smith)American novelist
  • Carson EllisAmerican artist and illustrator
  • Carson PickettAmerican soccer player

Carson in Pop Culture

  • Carsoncharacter in film "Bring It On: In It To Win It"
  • Carsoncharacter in film "Shag"