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Gender: M Meaning of Emerson: "son of Emery" Origin of Emerson: German Emerson's Popularity in 2015: #301

Emerson is a dignified, somewhat serious name associated with transcendental thinker Ralph Waldo Emerson. Much more popular now for girls since Desperate Housewife Teri Hatcher used it for her daughter, it is definitely still viable for boys.

Famous People Named Emerson

Emerson Spencer - Son of Curtis Stone and Lindsay Price
Zephyr Emerson - Son of Sean Parker (founder of Napster)
Emerson Foote - Advertisement Industry Giant
Jacob Emerson Fishman - Son of Actress Courtney Thorne-Smith
Emerson Etem - American/Professional Hockey Player
Emerson Frostad - Baseball Player
J. Emerson McGowan - Actor
William Emerson Arnett - Father of Actor Will Arnett
Emerson Auvenshine - Hockey Player, University of Massachusetts
Emerson Newton-John - Nephew of Olivia Newton-John
Emerson Spencer - American Sprint Runner
Emerson Truett - Son of actress Rebecca Herbst
Emerson Hugh De Lacy, American Politician
Eric Emerson Schmidt, Executive Chairman of Google
Emerson Collins - Actor and Producer
Emerson Brooks - American Actor
Emerson Borges - Brazilian Football/Soccer player
Emerson Clark - Hockey Player
Emerson Buckley - Luciano Pavarotti's former conductor
Emerson W. Pugh - Internationally recognized leader in magnetics and computer memory technology with IBM
Emerson Swinford - Guitarist for Rob Stewart
Emerson Boozer - Famous American Football Player
Emerson C. Itschner - Medal Awarded Lieutenant General/Chief of Engineers of U.S. Army
Emerson Hough - American Author (western)
Emerson Spartz, American webmaster
Emerson Tung - Artist
Emerson Ramos Borges - Famous Soccer Player
Emerson Fittipaldi - legendary Brazilian automobile racing driver
Emerson de la Rosa - Famous Soccer Player
Emerson Hart, lead singer of alternative rock band Tonic
Emerson Laffey - Percussionist
Emerson Henrique - Famous Musician
Emerson Hyndman - U.S. Soccer Player

Pop Culture References for the name Emerson

Emerson Cod, a private detective on the TV show Pushing Daisies played by Chi McBride.
Charles Emerson Winchester III from M*A*S*H.
The Emerson String Quartet - classical music group from New York.
Emerson Drive is a Canadian country music band founded in 1995
Emerson Strange - Comic book character - Mechanical Engineering/Computer Science and voice of reason within the group.
Emerson College is a private coeducational university located in Boston, Massachusetts.
Radcliffe Emerson, husband of Amelia Peabody in Elizabeth Peters' mystery series
Emerson Kent from the TV series Whitechapel