Gender Masculine & Feminine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. /ˈɛm.əɹ.sən/  [key·simplify]

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

VariantsEmersyn, Emmerson
User SubmissionÉmerson


People think this name is

formal   upper class   wholesome   strong   refined   strange   serious  


Engraving of Ralph Waldo Emerson (1878)Engraving of Ralph Waldo Emerson (1878)


Entry updated November 16, 2019