Carson: baby boy name meaning and popularity

Carson

Some sources say this is a surname of unknown meaning, while others say it means “son of marsh dwellers.” Either way, its origins are Irish and Scottish. It would be an awesome way to pay tribute if your partner’s name is Carl, Carmine, Carmelo, Carter, or any other Car- name. But it’s just as great if their name is Bill or something.

Nicknames:

Car? Cars? You decide.

Famous people named Carson:

TV personalities Carson Daly and Carson Kressley; football player Carson Palmer; singer Carson Parks.

Fun facts:

Carson Drew was the name of super-sleuth Nancy Drew’s father in the Nancy Drew book series.

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