What does Carson mean?

Definitions for Carson
ˈkɑr səncar·son

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Carson, Rachel Carson, Rachel Louise Carsonnoun

    United States biologist remembered for her opposition to the use of pesticides that were hazardous to wildlife (1907-1964)

  2. Carson, Kit Carson, Christopher Carsonnoun

    United States frontiersman who guided Fremont's expeditions in the 1840s and served as a Union general in the American Civil War (1809-1868)


  1. Carsonnoun

    (and very rarely a female name) transferred from the surname.

  2. Carsonnoun

    A Scottish surname, possibly a form of Curzon.

  3. Carsonnoun

    A male given name transferred from the surname.

  4. Carsonnoun

    A female given name transferred from the surname.

  5. Carsonnoun

    A locale in the United States. A city in California. A city in Iowa. A census-designated place in Washington; named for nearby Carson Creek. A town in Wisconsin; named for early settler Samuel Carson. A city, the county seat of Grant County, North Dakota; named for the two founders, a blend of their surnames: Carter and Pederson. An unincorporated community in Kentucky. An unincorporated community in Mississippi. An unincorporated community in New Mexico; named for American frontiersman Kit Carson. An unincorporated community in Oregon; named for early settler Tom Corson. An unincorporated community in Virginia. A ghost town in Missouri; named for local businessman Jack Carson.

  6. Carsonnoun

    A desert in the Lahontan Basin of Nevada.

  7. Carsonnoun

    A mountain range in eastern California and western Nevada, a spur of the Sierra Nevada.

  8. Carsonnoun

    A river in northwestern Nevada; flowing from the confluence of the West Fork Carson and East Fork Carson near Minden into the Carson Sink; named for Kit Carson.

  9. Carsonnoun

    A river in northern Western Australia; flowing from the Foster Range at the Drysdale River National Park into the King Edward River near Kalumburu; named for Victoria Squatting Company director David Carson.


  1. carson

    Carson is typically a personal name used both as a first name and a surname in English-speaking countries. It can be used for both males and females but is more commonly used as a male name. The origins of the name are thought to be Scottish or possibly Irish. The exact meaning of Carson is not entirely certain, but it is often attributed meanings related to "son of the marsh-dwellers" or "son of Carr (another surname)". It could also represent a city in California, known as Carson City.


  1. Carson

    Carson is a city in Los Angeles County, California. As of the 2010 census, Carson had a total population of 91,714. Located 13 miles south of downtown Los Angeles and approximately 14 miles away from the Los Angeles International Airport, it is known as a suburb of the city. Incorporated on February 20, 1968, Carson is the youngest municipality in the South Bay region of Metropolitan Los Angeles.

Rap Dictionary

  1. carson

    Carson is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States. As of the 2000 census, Carson had a total population of 89,730. It is located 13 miles south of downtown Los Angeles, and is classified as a suburb of the city. Incorporated on April 4, 1968, Carson is the youngest municipality in the South Bay region of Greater Los Angeles. Carson is bordered by the West Compton on the north, Compton on the northeast, Long Beach on the east, Wilmington on the south, and West Carson and Harbor Gateway on the west. There were 25,337 housing units at an average density of 519.2/km² (1,344.7/mi²). The racial makeup of the city was 25.69% White, 25.41% Black or African American, 0.56% Native American, 22.27% Asian, 2.99% Pacific Islander, 17.98% from other races, and 5.09% from two or more races. 34.92% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. Non-Hispanic whites comprise 12.00% of the population. There were 24,648 households out of which 39.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.7% were married couples living together, 17.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.9% were non-families. 14.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.59 and the average family size was 3.92. Famous People Bishop Lamont Dr. Dre (Andre Young, Sr.), rapper/producer. Lived in Carson for a couple years during his middle school years MC Ren (Lorenzo Wright), rapper Boo-Yaa T.R.I.B.E. The Game (Jayceon Taylor), rapper. Lived in Carson for 8 years between his stints in Compton. Ras Kass Brandy Ray J Spanish FLY rappers Ese Daz, DJ Tricks, Westside Grim, and Rich Rock

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Carson is ranked #593 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Carson surname appeared 56,872 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 19 would have the surname Carson.

    72.2% or 41,090 total occurrences were White.
    21.6% or 12,324 total occurrences were Black.
    2.4% or 1,371 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.2% or 1,297 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.7% or 444 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.6% or 347 total occurrences were Asian.

Anagrams for Carson »

  1. narcos

  2. racons

  3. acorns

  4. carons

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Carson in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Carson in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Carson in a Sentence

  1. Doug Watts:

    Ben Carson is Ben Carson and Ben Carson does leave Ben Carson campaign up to us and Ben Carson is really very compliant and trusting of us, sometimes we don't meet up to the standard.

  2. Robert Collier:

    Ben Carson got through Ben Carson day trying not to be noticed, i remember Ben Carson having a pocket saver. Ben Carson had thick glasses. Ben Carson was skinny and unremarkable.

  3. Bridget Miller:

    Ben Carson is pro-life ; Ben Carson's pro-gun ; Ben Carson's saved baby's lives. Ben Carson speaks to a lot of our values here.

  4. The Donald:

    Then Ben Carson recited a biblical proverb about humility. I ’m just surprised that Ben Carson did n’t talk about Ben Carson own faith and make the comparison implicit. The Donald, as is The Donald wont, went into counterpunching mode. If you look at The Donald past, which I've done, Ben Carson wasn't a big man of faith.

  5. Johnny Carson, Playboy Interview - December 1967:

    Who could follow Carson? Well, believe me, somebody can - and will.

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