Watson: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Watson

Watson

Pronunciation: WAHT-sən (key)

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English and Scottish surname meaning "son of Watt/Walter".

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James Watson, American biologist, co-discoverer of the structure of DNA and Nobel Prize winner.
John B. Watson, American psychologist; pioneer of behaviorism.
Thomas Watson, telephony researcher, assistant to Alexander Graham Bell.
Watson Brown, head coach of the Tennessee Tech University college football team.
Watson Fothergill, English architect.
"Doc" Watson, American bluegrass musician and songwriter.

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Doctor John Watson, a character in Sherlock Holmes stories.

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