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pinWhat does Watson mean?

Watson /wat-son/ as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Watson is "son of Walter".

Surname used as first name mainly in the 19th century. Literary: the name of Sherlock Holmes' sidekick. IBM founder Thomas Watson.


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Kreatif forms: Wadtson, Waltson, Waton. [more]

pinHow popular is Watson?

Watson is an uncommon given name for men but a very popular surname for all people (#76 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Shown below is the baby name history of Watson for boys. Watson reached its peak position of #565 in the U.S. during 1890-1899, but is not ranked at the moment. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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


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