Emerson: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Emerson | Boys
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A lovely and very strong name; fits in with the last-name trend but is still rare. Very preppy/anglo but not obnoxious in any way. Though it can be unisex, it is still quite masculine.
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Em, E-mo, Emy, Emers
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Means "son of Emery." Emery comes from Old German (related to Emmerich); its roots meant home + strength
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Legendary Racecar Driver Emerson Fittipaldi
Ralph Waldo Emerson - American essayist, philosopher, poet and leader of the transcendentalist movement.
Emerson Spartz- co-author of Mugglenet's What Should Happen in Harry Potter book 7 and Mugglenet's Harry Potter Should have Died: Controversial Views from the #1 fan site. Creator and CEO of several popular websites including: famous Harry Potter website Mugglenet, GivesMeHope, LoveGivesMeHope, KidsGiveMeHope, and OMG Facts, among others.
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One of the great dames of mystery writing, Elizabeth Peters, chose Emerson as the surname of her family of protagonists in the Amelia Peabody series. The main heroine almost exclusively calls her husband by his surname (Emerson) alone.
Global Popularity of the Name Emerson
- #235 in Canada (Alberta)
- #282 in Canada (British Columbia)
- #474 in United States