Origin:German
Popularity:220
Meaning:Brave, powerful; Child of Emery
Emerson is a gender-neutral name with German origins. Meaning “brave,” “powerful,” and “child of Emery,” this name has a strong definition to be proud of. Emerson is a quirky combination of the more common names Emma and Emily. In the past, Emerson was used more for baby girls but the tide has changed in recent years. So much so that Emerson is now one of the most popular gender-neutral names beginning with E.

Famous People Named Emerson

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  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Poet
  • Roy Emerson
    Tennis Player

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Source: Social Security Administration

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