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Meaning and name origin

Emerson \e-mer-son, em(e)-rson\ as a boy's name is pronounced EM-er-sun. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Emerson is "Emery's son". Ralph Waldo Emerson, known as the "sage of Concord", was a poet and philosopher who wrote about individual freedom which influenced American values. See also Emery.

Emerson has 1 variant form: Em.

For more information, see also the related boy name Amerigo.


Popularity

Emerson is a somewhat popular first name for males (#760 out of 1220) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#926 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Emerson for boys (2014 statistics).


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Emerson name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Emerson outside U.S.

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Emerson and its variant form. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Emerson and Emery. (2014 statistics).


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Emerson, Emery in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Emerson outside U.S.

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