Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Carr’s Son
Main Origin Language: English
(Or View Carson Girl)

In 2017 the name Carson...

• was given to 4,718 baby boys
• was the 83rd most popular name for baby boys
• was 7% less popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in West Virginia, Mississippi, and Alabama
• was least popular in Massachusetts, California, and New York
• a unisex name which was given to boys 96% of the time
• was about as popular as Ezekiel and Evan
Babies Named Carson Born Per Year
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(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Carson...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 2010
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1967
• is 3880% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 385% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Dhruv, Jackson, Elijah, Jianna, Rylie, Skyla
• has the most opposite popularity history to Joseph, Phillip, Michael, Margarita, Kathrine, Antoinette
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Carson Per State
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Geographically the name Carson...

• 43% more popular east of the Mississippi than west of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Brantley, Bentley, Grayson, Paisley, Addison, Aubree
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Rafael, Matteo, Mateo, Michelle, Camila, Alessandra
Girl Names With Similar Spelling
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Carson by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Carson are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Carson will be the only kid named Carson in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Carson compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Carson rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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