Girl name origins & meanings
- American : Anointed one
Boy name origins & meanings
- Scandinavian : Son of marsh-dwellers
Family name origins & meanings
- 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.