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The name Carson is of English origin, and means son who lives in a swamp.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Carson has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Carson
Use of the Name Carson for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
39,625 34,785 32,216 26,699 19,937 9,174 4,329
The table below indicates the number of times the name Carson has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Carson
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
18806449  
18818026  
188249514  
1883    
188452513  
18856549  
18867098  
188746314  
18887129  
18898117  
18907568  
18917817  
189260812  
1893    
189460012  
189569910  
18968378  
1897    
189852516  
189967110  
190062816  
190164211  
190252517  
190360014  
190476910  
190570512  
190668013  
190767415  
190878712  
190955722  
191058424  
191148337  
191261145  
191365047  
191450096  
191558296  
1916539113  
191762889  
1918608103  
1919587105  
192064097  
192165098  
1922593118  
1923605110  
1924553130  
1925611105  
1926596111  
1927610105  
1928606102  
192975271  
1930583105  
193164884  
1932555113  
193372770  
193466084  
193564684  
193661789  
1937574100  
193864287  
1939530117  
1940567109  
194163392  
1942575116  
1943576121  
194473571  
194561298  
1946557130  
1947586134  
1948634115  
1949579135  
1950632119  
1951557150  
1952636121  
1953609141  
1954626139  
1955657124  
1956692114  
1957724106  
195874996  
195977497  
196079891  
1961747106  
196282086  
196381287  
196482684  
196579088  
196681780  
196785570  
196879188  
196986179  
1970809100  
197189383  
1972781104  
1973787101  
1974791102  
1975754121  
1976700140  
1977733135  
1978718137  
1979699150  
1980696156  
1981680162  
1982632188  
1983627184  
1984571220  
1985547256  
1986560251  
1987577248  
1988549282  
1989491376  
1990455470  
1991420537  
1992357660950202
1993346697982188
1994315830924204
1995297893926203
19962751,010811251
19972681,045821251
19982181,469732299
19991562,345560447
20001193,236654376
2001953,934703352
20021053,593801292
2003894,845862278
20041014,329992234
Totals:  39,625 3,577

During the last 125 years, parents have used Carson as a boy's name about 91% of the time and less frequently (about 8% of the time) as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are slightly lower than actual counts because the name Carson appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 122 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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