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Boy Names Ending with -son

Son ending baby names and what they mean, with 121 results. -son names are used more often as masculine names. Adoption of these boy names was at its most widespread in 2018 (USAGE OF 4.7%), except for names such as Johnson which have become less in vogue. The most trendy names for newborns among these are Dawson (#194), Grayson (#32), Greyson (#77), Hudson (#54) and Jameson (#91), while Pederson (TOP 2%) and Brinson (2%) are common -son surnames. Here is the list of -son names for girls.

-son names

Abelson - Colson | Coulson - Esiason | Farquharson - Jameson | Jameson - Maxson | Morrison - Simonson | Simpson - Wilson | Woodson

Abelson - Colson

Var. of Abel. Origin fr. Hebrew element. "Breath, vapour." Abelson (UPPER 18%), comparable to Areson (UPPER 99%), Amerson (4%), is a popular -on suffix surname.

Adamson, var. Addamson, Adamsson
Source fr. Old English element. "Son of Adam." Adamson, Adamsson and Addamson are not Top 2000 names.


Var. of Adam. Stems fr. Hebrew. "Earth." Adoption of Addison as a birth name in 2018 was down 48.9% compared to a decade ago. Cross-gender use.

Addison2, var. Adisson, Adison, Addeson
Based on Old English language. "Son of Adam." Addison is commonplace as a birth name among these forms.

Derived fr. Greek language. Unknown meaning .. Aeon is a somewhat popular birth name. See also Anson.

Form of Alan. Derivative of Old German word. "Precious." Alanson is not in the Top 2000. See also Alanso.

Form of Albin. Based on English language. "White, pale-skinned." Unique, with the -on suffix for Albinson, like Allyson, Abelson.

Alison and variants

Alison, var. Allyson, Allson, Allison, Alisson
Root fr. Old English element. "Son of the noble." Alison (TOP 20%), Allison (1%) and Allyson (100%) are found regularly as surnames.

Anders and variants

Andersson, Anderson
Forms of Anders. Stems fr. Scandinavian, Greek words. "Man, warrior." Anderson is commonplace as a baby name among the variant forms of Anders.

Anson and variants

Anson, var. Hanson, Ansson, Annson
Based on English language. Possibly means son of Ann or .. Anson is more universally found than the rest.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -son names: Addison, Allison, Anderson, Anson, Benson

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -son names: Branson, Bronson, Bryson, Carson, Cason

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -son names: Colson, Hanson, Karson, Kason

Babson, var. Babsson
Derivative of Old English word. "Son of Barbara." Babson and Babsson are uncommon as boys' names.

Benson and variants

Benson, var. Bensson
"Son of Ben." Benson and Bensson became more trendy in 2018, gaining +9 rankings as boys' names with Benson leading the rise. .. Also linked to the place Benson ..


Based on English element. "Son of Brand." Used widely as a birth name, Branson is similar to the popular Bronson.

Bronson and variants

Bronson, var. Bronsson, Bronnson
Stems fr. Middle English word. "Son of the brown man." Bronson is a trendy form.


Derived fr. Welsh language. "Descendant of Brice." Bryson was favored in 2017 and is almost as common now.

Karlsson, Karlson, Carlsson, Carlson1
Forms of Carlsen. Based on Scandinavian element. "Son of Carl." Karlson and variants are rare as children's names.

Form of Carlton. Stems fr. Old English word. "Free peasant settlement." Uncommon as a children's name, but Carlson is similar to the more conventional Carson. See also Charleson.

Carson and variants

Carson, var. Kason, Karson, Cason
Derived fr. Scottish, Old English elements. "Son of the marsh-dwellers." Usage of Karson and forms is at its highest presently.

Var. of Charles. Source fr. Old German. "Free man." Outside Top 2000. See also Charleton.


Form of Cole. Derived fr. Middle English, Old French words. "Swarthy, coal-black, charcoal." Colson became more popular in 2018, rising +97 rankings as a boys' name to reach #640. See also Coulson.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for -son names for boys.

1. Abelson - Colson
Abel [Abelson], Adamson [Addamson, ..], Adam [Addison], Addison [Adisson, ..], Aeson, Alan [Alanson], Albin [Albinson], Alison [Allyson, ..], Anders [Andersson, ..], Anson [Hanson, ..], Babson [Babsson], Benson [Bensson], Branson, Bronson [Bronsson, ..], Bryson, Carlsen [Karlsson, ..], Carlton [Carlson], Carson [Kason, ..], Charles [Charleson], Cole [Colson]

Coulson [Colson], David [Davidson], Davis [Dayson, ..], Dawson, Dennis [Dennison], Dennison [Tennyson, ..], Dickinson, Dick [Dickson], Dixon [Dickson], Dodge [Dodgson], Dotson [Dottson], Dow [Dowson], Dyson, Edison [Edson, ..], Edward [Edison], Ellison [Elson, ..], Elston [Elson], Emerson, Ericson [Erikson], Esias [Esiasson, ..]

Farquhar [Farquarson, ..], Fergus [Fergusson, ..], Garret [Garretson], Garrison [Garrisson], Garson, Gershom [Gerson], Gibson [Gilson, ..], Gilson [Gillson], Grayson [Greyson], Hanson [Hansson], Harrison [Harrisson], Henderson [Henryson], Hewson, Houston [Hutchinson, ..], Hobson [Hobbson], Hodgson, Hopkin [Hopkinson], Hudson, Jackson [Jaxson, ..], Jameson [Jamison, ..]

James [Jamison, ..], Janson [Jenson, ..], Jason [Jayson, ..], Jayson, Jefferson [Jeffersson], Jeffrey [Jefferson], Jens [Jensson, ..], Geoffrey [Jepherson], Jim [Jimson], Johnson [Jonson], Jude [Judson], Karl [Karson], Lars [Larsson, ..], Lawson, Madison [Madyson, ..], Magnus [Magnusson], Mandel [Mandelson], Mason, Mochan [Masson, ..], Max [Maxson]

Morris [Morrisson, ..], Morse [Morrison], Nachshon [Nachson], Nelson [Nilsson, ..], Nick [Nickson], Orson [Urson], Parsons [Person, ..], Patterson [Pattison, ..], Paul [Paulson], Piers [Piersson, ..], Pierce [Piersson, ..], Peter [Peterson], Phipps [Philipson], Rawlins [Rawson, ..], Robert [Robynson, ..], Robinson [Robson, ..], Ronson, Samson [Sanson, ..], Sanders [Saunderson, ..], Simon [Simpson, ..]

Simpson, Smith [Smythson, ..], Stephen [Stevenson, ..], Stetson [Stettson], Steven [Stevenson], Sven [Swenson], Tamson, Tannon [Tanson], Tayson, Tennyson, Thomas [Thompson, ..], Thor [Thorsson], Tomlin [Tomlinson], Tompkins [Tompkinson], Tyson [Tyeson], Vinson, Watson, Wilkinson [Willkinson], William [Wilson, ..], Wilson [Willson]


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