Name Nerds main

FOR REAL: Carson is apparently a Scottish or Irish surname, but beyond that it's anyone's guess. It first appeared as a surname in the 13th century, and has been used as a first name in the USA since at least the 1880s. It made a giant leap in popularity in the 1990s with the rise of the surnames-as-first name trend and continues to be popular in the 21st century. It is more common for boys, though it is used for girls as well.

diminutives: Car

Other recorded spellings: Karson, Carsen, Karsen, Karsyn, Carsyn