Carson originates in Scottish language and its meaning is unclear. Initially, it functioned as a surname and as surname it is used until today. Later on, it began being used as both feminine and masculine given names, a famous female bearer being Carson McCullers, an American writer. Recently, the name has been much more popular for boys in the United States.
Carson Palmer - football player
Carson Butler - football player
Carson Bigbee - baseball player
Carson Daly - talk show host