What does Watson mean?
Surname used as first name mainly in the 19th century. Literary: the name of Sherlock Holmes' sidekick. IBM founder Thomas Watson.
VariationsKreatif forms: Wadtson, Waltson, Waton. [more]
How 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)
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