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Popularity Over Time: How Many Girls Have Been Named Carson

This chart illustrates how many Girls were named Carson in the U.S. since 1880.

A few facts about the girl's name Carson:

  • Records indicate that 3,345 girls in the United States have been named Carson since 1880.

  • The greatest number of people were given this name in 1999, when 447 people in the U.S. were given the name Carson. Those people are now 21 years old.

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    Comments about the name Carson

    83% Approval Rating
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      5 Positive Comments

  • "I absolutely love this name for both boys and girls. I myself am a female with the name , Carson, and I love it. Honestly, who cares if it ends in -son or means son of Carr? Also, another meaning for the name is marsh dweller. I've never had any issues with people telling me it's a "boy" name. More power to you if you're thinking of naming a baby girl Carson." Jun. 24, 2016: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Carson and I'm a 15 year old girl. My sister and I, except for my sister Meagan, all have more masculine names. Their names are Logan, and Dylan. I love having a name that is for a boy or girl. Although people don't always think Iım a girl when they hear my name before they meet me, I still think my name fits me well. My nickname around my family is Carly, and if I ever feel I want to be a bit more girly, people call me that." Mar. 22, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "I like Carson for a girl. I don't think just because it ends in -son doesn't mean its a masculine. Take Allison for example, it ends in -son but it is no way masculine." Mar. 23, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Carson and although I am often mistaken for a male, the name is growing on me. It has sort of a ring of leadership quality. But, one time, a girl I met on the playground thought my name was "Tarzan!"" Sep. 16, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "I like boy names for girls it's different and uncommon!" Apr. 24, 2006: Report as inappropriate

      1 Negative Comment

  • "It's a boy name. Meaning Son. If you are going to name a girl with a boys name it shouldn't have a manly meaning!" Oct. 5, 2010: Report as inappropriate

      9 Neutral Comments

  • "My daughter just had her first child...a little girl. Both my father and my husband's father recently passed . This little granddaughter is named after them. Charlie Carson. What a tribute to her great grandfathers and her name keeps their memory alive for our family." Sep. 23, 2016: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love the name Carson. It shows individuality. I have a bestfriend named Carson. Even though she hates it and wants to change it. I love it, and I know it'll grow on her. Because it's grown on me ❤💍💎" Jun. 14, 2015: Report as inappropriate

  • "Have an 11-year old daughter named Carson. I almost didn't use it because "son" is masculine, but the names Allison and Madison also end in "son"." Dec. 3, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "friend of a friend had a baby girl and named her Carson Paige that was back in 1994" Apr. 6, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "I think it is funny that you would name a girl Carson, which means SON OF CARR. LOL Isn't she a girl?" Mar. 27, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Carson and I was born in 1972. As a child I was the only girl around with that name. Growing up it was not easy to have such a unique name and everyone always thought I was a boy if they heard my name before they met me. I have gotten used to it and appreciate it more now but I have to say that I do not find it to be a very feminine name for a girl. A lot of people do compliment me on it though and everyone remembers it." Mar. 5, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "American writer Carson McCullers, who died in 1967 aged 50, was a woman. Her full name was Lula Carson Smith." Mar. 18, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "I like the name for a girl gonna put it past my wife, hope it passes. Already have two daughters with "boy" names Charlee and Alex Carson would be a great finish to the children in my family" Jan. 31, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Carson Nicole, and although I am often mistaken for a male, the name is growing on me. No one else has it. It's different and sort of has a leadership quality to it. Of course, the downside was when a girl I met on a playground called me "Tarzan!"" Sep. 16, 2006: Report as inappropriate

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