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Updated May 24, 2023

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Girl name origins & meanings

  • American : Anointed one

Girl name variations

Boy name origins & meanings

  • American: anointed one

What does Karson mean and stand for?

The name Karson is a modern-invented name that means "anointed one." It is a spelling variation of the name Carson.

Syllables: 2

How Popular Is The Name Karson

Family name origins & meanings

  • English : possibly an altered spelling of northern Irish Carson.
  • Swiss German : unexplained.

What Does the Name Karson Mean?

Karson is a gender-neutral spelling variation of the name Carson. It translates to "son of the marsh-dwellers".

How Popular is the Name Karson?

Karson is the number 304 most popular boys name in the US, according to 2021 Social Security Administration data. It has jumped around on the charts, hitting a sweet spot from 2017 to 2020 before falling again in 2021.

However, it is the 2nd most popular name on

Popularity of the Name Karson in the United States

According to Google search data analysis, in the last five years Karson was at its peak popularity in June 2019.

Karson was searched for most often in the following states:

  1. Massachussetts
  2. North Dakota
  3. New Hampshire
  4. Wyoming
  5. Minnesota

Famous People Named Karson and Karson in Pop Culture

Still a unique spelling variation, Karson isn't very evident in pop culture. Golfer Jane Geddes and tennis player Gigi Fernandez chose the name for their son. It has also appeared in the game Risen.

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