Gender Masculine & Feminine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. EHM-ər-sən

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



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

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Entry updated November 16, 2019