Meaning and Origin of: Carson
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First name origins & meanings:
- American : Anointed one
- Scandinavian : Son of marsh-dwellers
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Last name origin & meaning:
- Scottish and northern Irish : probably a variant of Curzon.
- The trapper and Indian agent known as Kit Carson was born Christopher Carson in 1809 in Madison Co., KY. His paternal grandfather, William, was an immigrant, probably from Scotland or northern Ireland, who in 1761 received a land grant in Iredell Co., NC.