EMERSON
GENDER: Masculine & Feminine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: EM-ər-sən   [key]
Meaning & History
From an English surname meaning "son of EMERY". The surname was borne by Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), an American writer and philosopher who wrote about transcendentalism.
Related Names
VARIANT: Emmerson
Popularity
United States  ranked #329 for boys
 ranked #211 for girls