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The name Emerson is of German origin, and means Emery's son.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Emerson has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Emerson
Use of the Name Emerson for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
11,366 3,937 2,597 1,741 1,140 524 261
The table below indicates the number of times the name Emerson has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Emerson
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188034425  
188137720  
188247515  
188338420  
188449215  
188544617  
188643717  
188742816  
188844918  
188938322  
189054313  
189137921  
189245019  
189340820  
189439023  
189543021  
189644620  
189758913  
189839725  
189942719  
190038234  
190137425  
190237328  
190338326  
190437130  
190534136  
190641328  
190733441  
190842232  
190937341  
191035452  
191135759  
1912303142  
1913404114  
1914370163  
1915354229  
1916361225  
1917369229  
1918346276  
1919351264  
1920373256  
1921394237  
1922379251  
1923398224  
1924382246  
1925393231  
1926443188  
1927445187  
1928438186  
1929518129  
1930454170  
1931520123  
1932485139  
1933508123  
1934511129  
1935548110  
1936549108  
1937540116  
1938531120  
193958697  
1940524123  
1941558115  
1942576116  
1943596112  
1944605103  
194565784  
194666195  
1947632118  
1948653108  
1949638114  
1950678103  
1951658113  
195276285  
195371999  
1954664118  
195582778  
195679487  
195778093  
195884080  
195982685  
196080091  
196190172  
196280290  
196381387  
196480089  
196585275  
196688467  
196786269  
196891063  
1969    
197095670  
1971    
197299366  
1973    
1974    
1975    
197694178  
1977    
1978    
1979    
1980    
1981    
1982    
1983    
198494088  
198597987  
1986914100  
1987    
1988100094  
1989976110  
1990903130  
1991    
1992993119  
1993949128  
1994    
1995941139  
1996986127  
1997    
1998868167  
1999894168  
2000909169  
2001759224  
2002767223832279
2003709263766322
2004720261905265
Totals:  11,366 866

During the last 125 years, parents have used Emerson as a boy's name about 92% of the time and less frequently (about 7% of the time) as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are slightly lower than actual counts because the name Emerson appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 109 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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