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Gender: M Meaning of Emerson: "son of Emery" Origin of Emerson: German Emerson's Popularity in 2016: #296

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 a viable boys name.

Famous People Named Emerson

Emerson Etem, American/Professional Hockey Player
Emerson Frostad - Baseball Player
Emerson Spencer - American Sprinter
Emerson Hugh De Lacy, American Politician
Emerson Collins - Actor and Producer
Emerson Brooks - American Actor
Emerson Borges - Brazilian Football/Soccer player
Emerson Clark - Hockey Player
Emerson Swinford - Guitarist
Emerson Boozeer, American Football Player
Emerson Fittipaldi, Brazilian automobile racing driver
Emerson de la Rosa, footballer
Emerson Hart, lead singer of alternative rock band Tonic
Emerson Henrique, musician
Emerson Hyndman, American soccer Player
Eric Emerson Schmidt, Executive Chairman of Google
Emerson Ulrich, son of actress Lisa Langlois and Robert Ulrich
Emerson Truett, son of actress Rebecca Herbst
Emerson Katt, son of actor William Katt
Emerson Roland Herter (b. 2013), son of TV personalities Blair Herter and Jessica Chobot
Emerson Spencer Stone (b. 2014), son of chef Curtis Stone and Lindsay Price
Emerson Stajan (b. 2014), late son of ice hockey player Matt Stajan
Emerson Newton-John, nephew of Olivia Newton-John
Zephyr Emerson Parker, son of Sean Parker of Facebook
Jacob Emerson Fishman, son of actress Courtney Thorne-Smith
Emerson Fox Smith, son of Halestorm's bassist Joshua Smith

Pop Culture References for the name Emerson

Emerson Cod, character on TV's Pushing Daisies
Emerson Drive, Canadian country music band
Emerson Strange, comic book character
Radcliffe Emerson, husband of Amelia Peabody in Elizabeth Peters' mystery series
Emerson Kent, character on British TV series Whitechapel
Charles Emerson Winchester III, character on TV's M*A*S*H
Emerson College, school in Boston, Massachusetts