Son Baby Names

Baby names that end in son originated just the way you think: They designated that the person -- Jackson, say, or Jefferson -- was the son of Jack or Jeffery. Son makes a stylish first name ending today, mostly for boys but since the era of Allison, also for girls. Son baby names can make for an original way to honor an ancestor while slightly varying the name. Some prime examples:
  • Davison

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  • Denison

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  • Edison

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    This rhythmic last-name-first-name projects the creativity and inventiveness of Thomas Edison.

    Q. Why is it suddenly being considered by new parents? A) They may possibly be inspired... Read More 

  • Ellison

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    Updates Allison -- which everyone will misunderstand it as. But definitely a fresh spin on the Ellie names, and a rising surname name choice for girls.Read More 

  • Emerson

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    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... Read More 

  • Garrison

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    As Harrison is to Harry, Garrison is to Gary: both of the longer versions sound more modern and appealing. NPR's Prairie Home Companion's Garrison Keillor was born Gary.Read More 

  • Grayson

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    Grayson, which you might think of as a Jason-Mason substitute, is on the fast track. Though--you may be surprised to know--Grayson has been in the Top 1000 since 1984, it is now at its highest... Read More 

  • Harrison

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    Harrison, a name made viable by Harrison Ford, is increasingly popular with parents who want an H name that's more formal than Harry or Hank but doesn't veer into the stiff Huntington-Harrington... Read More 

  • Hudson

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    Hudson has risen quickly up the charts after emerging at the bottom of the list in 1995, now at Number 80 and climbing.

    , Hudson has gotten a boost as a prominent surname over the... Read More 

  • Jackson

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    Cool name Jackson is one of the celebrisphere's top favorites, having been chosen by, among others, Spike Lee, Poppy Montgomery, Carson Daly, Maria Bello, Natalie Maines, Scott Wolf, Maya Rudolph,... Read More 

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