Emerson is a boy name and means Emery's son. It is a English name and its pronunciation is \e-mer-son, em(e)-rson\. Other similar names and variants include: Em. Emerson is a somewhat popular first name for men (#760 out of 1220) and an even more popular surname or last name for both men and women (#926 out of 88799).

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Famous writers named Emerson and their books

Emerson Hough
Emerson Hough
  • No. of books: 6
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The Mississippi Bubble


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Frequently Asked Questions

Is Emerson a popular name?

Over the years Emerson was most popular in 2017. According to the latest US census information Emerson ranks #215th while according to famousnames.vip Emerson ranks #2nd.

How popular is the name Emerson?

According to the US census in 2018, 3173 boys were born named Emerson, making Emerson the #222nd name more popular among boy names. In 2017 Emerson had the highest rank with 3289 boys born that year with this name.

How common is the name Emerson?

Emerson is #222nd in the ranking of most common names in the United States according to he US Census.

When was the name Emerson more popular ?

The name Emerson was more popular in 2017 with 3289 born in that year.

When was the last time a baby was named Emerson

The last time a baby was named Emerson was in 2018, based on US Census data.

How many people born in 2018 are named Emerson?

In 2018 there were 3173 baby boys named Emerson.

Who is a famous person named Emerson?

There a several famous people named Emerson, for example actor Emerson Boozer.