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Carson

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How popular is the baby name Carson in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 9 0 9
1881 6 0 6
1882 14 0 14
1884 13 0 13
1885 9 0 9
1886 8 0 8
1887 14 0 14
1888 9 0 9
1889 7 0 7
1890 8 0 8
1891 7 0 7
1892 12 0 12
1893 5 0 5
1894 12 0 12
1895 10 0 10
1896 8 0 8
1897 5 0 5
1898 16 0 16
1899 10 0 10
1900 16 0 16
1901 11 0 11
1902 17 0 17
1903 14 0 14
1904 10 0 10
1905 12 0 12
1906 13 0 13
1907 15 0 15
1908 12 0 12
1909 22 0 22
1910 24 0 24
1911 37 0 37
1912 45 0 45
1913 47 0 47
1914 96 0 96
1915 95 0 95
1916 113 0 113
1917 90 0 90
1918 103 0 103
1919 103 0 103
1920 99 0 99
1921 97 0 97
1922 120 0 120
1923 108 0 108
1924 132 0 132
1925 103 0 103
1926 113 0 113
1927 105 0 105
1928 101 0 101
1929 72 0 72
1930 107 0 107
1931 83 0 83
1932 112 0 112
1933 71 0 71
1934 84 0 84
1935 84 0 84
1936 89 0 89
1937 99 0 99
1938 87 0 87
1939 117 0 117
1940 106 0 106
1941 97 0 97
1942 115 0 115
1943 122 0 122
1944 69 0 69
1945 97 0 97
1946 131 0 131
1947 146 11 135
1948 123 6 117
1949 138 5 133
1950 127 7 120
1951 160 9 151
1952 128 7 121
1953 154 12 142
1954 138 0 138
1955 124 0 124
1956 118 5 113
1957 107 0 107
1958 99 0 99
1959 104 6 98
1960 90 0 90
1961 105 0 105
1962 94 8 86
1963 88 0 88
1964 84 0 84
1965 89 0 89
1966 79 0 79
1967 72 0 72
1968 92 5 87
1969 91 10 81
1970 105 0 105
1971 92 8 84
1972 113 8 105
1973 112 11 101
1974 112 9 103
1975 143 20 123
1976 151 11 140
1977 150 15 135
1978 152 13 139
1979 168 16 152
1980 175 19 156
1981 188 26 162
1982 207 18 189
1983 200 15 185
1984 238 18 220
1985 281 25 256
1986 278 27 251
1987 271 23 248
1988 313 30 283
1989 412 36 376
1990 539 68 471
1991 666 129 537
1992 862 202 660
1993 888 189 699
1994 1,035 204 831
1995 1,097 204 893
1996 1,260 251 1,009
1997 1,298 251 1,047
1998 1,770 299 1,471
1999 2,794 447 2,347
2000 3,616 377 3,239
2001 4,293 352 3,941 #95 boy name
2002 3,891 293 3,598
2003 5,140 280 4,860 #89 boy name
2004 4,615 236 4,379
2005 4,566 214 4,352
2006 5,223 212 5,011 #87 boy name
2007 5,319 200 5,119 #90 boy name
2008 5,328 202 5,126 #89 boy name
2009 5,185 188 4,997 #87 boy name
2010 5,285 189 5,096 #80 boy name
2011 5,098 178 4,920 #85 boy name
2012 4,742 152 4,590 #87 boy name
2013 4,676 152 4,524 #90 boy name
2014 4,778 173 4,605 #91 boy name
2015 4,900 177 4,723 #89 boy name

Want to know about the popularity of the Carson baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 99,072 babies born with the name Carson in the United States. That's more than enough Carsons to occupy the territory of Jersey (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 97,857 (as of March 27, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 9 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Carson" was in 2008 with a total of 5,126 babies. (That's a lot of baby Carsons)

According to the 2007 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Carson" ranks #77 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Georgia. Imagine that, 190 babies in Georgia have the same name as you in 2007. Across the entire United States a total of 5,319 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Carson popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Carson" mean? The list below shows the origins of Carson as well as things modernly associated with the name Carson such as celebrities named Carson.

Origin and Meaning of Carson

The name "Carson" is of American origin, and it means "Christian". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Carson Palmer

Carson Palmer is a NFL player. Carson was born in 1979 in Fresno, California.

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Carson Daly

Carson Daly is a talk show host, radio personality, and television personality with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1998 to present. Carson was born in 1973 as Carson Jones Daly in Santa Monica, California, U.S.

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Wayne Newton

Wayne Newton is a singer and actor specializing in jazz and pop music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1962 to present. Wayne was born in 1942 as Carson Wayne Newton in Norfolk, Virginia.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Carson

Carson City Nv
Carson Dellosa
Carson Fulmer
Carson Lueders
Carson Now
Carson Pirie Scott
Carson Middle School
Carson Ca
Carson Smith

Alternative Meanings

C is for caress, a loving touch for your loved ones.

A is for able, for you surely are.

R is for realist, the way you are.

S is for sensible, the practical side.

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

Your name in reverse order is "Nosrac". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Osnrca". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Carson born Mar 12, 1944

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Egypt approximately on 1425. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, and cathedrals.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

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