Origin:Scottish
Popularity:500
Meaning:son of the marsh-dwellers
Since the 1980s, when it hardly got any attention, Karson has moved up the baby-name charts rapidly. This Americanized version of Carson, a Scottish surname, exudes sturdiness and reliability with a hint of the Wild West (shout-out to Kit Carson, the legendary explorer). Though the name is unisex, it hasn’t caught on with parents of girls—yet.

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Source: Social Security Administration

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