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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.


Variations

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, Top 62%) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#926 out of 88799, Top 1%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Emerson for boys. Emerson reached its highest rank of #324 in the U.S. in 2014. (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. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Emerson (#324) and Emery (#687). (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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