Carston is usually a masculine name of Old English origin. The meaning of Carston is ‘free peasant settlement; a town of Christ’s follower; Christian’. The name is popularly used in the Christian community. A bearer of the name Carston is believed by people to be idealist, tolerant, compassionate, highly motivated, affectionate, loved, friendly, patient, self-determined, planned, and well-learned. They are also said to be personal caregivers considering their presence of mind and heart to offer both compassion and empathy. The name is also used as a popular surname. One of the notable personalities who use the name Carston is Robyn Anne Carston, the FBA in linguistics and the academic who is known to specialize in the semantics, pragmatics, and philosophy of language. She is the current Linguistics professor at University College London.