Congratulations on the birth of your daughter! You’ve already figured out her first name, so it’s time to move on to the exciting part: picking a middle name for her!
Making this selection for your newborn can be an exciting, but also somewhat intimidating, process to go through and complete.
You may be perplexed as to which middle name will best match your daughter’s given name given the plethora of options.
That’s why I’ve written my tips to help you choose the ideal middle name for your child. You can go through some quick lists to help you make your pick – you’re guaranteed to fall in love with at least one of them!
What Does The Name Emerson Mean?
In modern times, the name Emerson means “Emery’s son” or “Emery’s daughter” in Old English.
In the early 13th century, the name Emerson is said to have originated in Durham and with Aimeric, the archdeacon of Durham.
This could explain why Emerson became associated with Durham’s bishopric in the following years.
People believe that the name of their children can have an impact on their future success in life. It can also have a bearing on a child, what their name means.
As a result, people often choose names based on their meanings, believing that the meaning of the child’s name may reflect the nature of the child or influence the child later on.
How Do You Pronounce Emerson?
Emerson is pronounced as/EM er son/.
Famous People Called Emerson
- Emerson Aparecido Leite de Souza Junior, known as Emerson Royal or simply Emerson, is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as a right-back for Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur and the Brazil national team.
- Emerson Palmieri dos Santos Cavaliere OMRI, known as Emerson Palmieri or simply Emerson, is a Brazilian-born Italian professional footballer
- Emerson Ferreira da Rosa, simply known as Emerson, is a Brazilian former professional footballer who played as a defensive midfielder.
- Emerson Boozer is a former running back in the American Football League and in the National Football League
- Emerson Hart is a songwriter, vocalist, guitarist and producer.
- Emerson da Conceição, known as Emerson, is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as a left back.
- Henry Emerson Etheridge was an American politician and a member of the United States House of Representatives for Tennessee’s 9th congressional district
How Common is the Name Emerson?
The first name Emerson was given to a child in January 17th, 1865, according to the Social Security Administration’s birth record database.
The name Emerson is the 1,048th most popular in history. The Social Security Administration has registered 48,587 babies born in the United States with the first name Emerson between 1880 and 2019. With a total of 1,975 babies born in 2017, the first name Emerson was the most commonly used.
Emerson was the 267th most common boy’s name and the 155th most popular girl’s name in the United States. Emerson was given to 1,774 newborn girls and 1,268 baby boys in 2020.
How to Choose the Perfect Name to go With Emerson
The most appropriate middle name for Emerson is the one that blends nicely with her first and last names. For example, choose the middle names you want for Emerson from the list below and jot them down on a piece of paper.
Say the names out loud with Emerson at the start. For example, Emerson Ann. Remove any names that are strange, bizarre, or difficult to pronounce.
Step 2 should be repeated, but this time include the last name and listen to how it sounds. Delete any further names that don’t sound suitable.
Examine the initials of the remaining names and identify the ones that work particularly well together.
Make certain that it does not sound absurd or harsh. Consider looking for ones that can be given nicknames when they are grouped together.
By the time you are finished with steps 1-4, you will have cut down the selection to a manageable amount of options that will assist you in deciding on the ideal middle name for Emerson.
99 Best Middle Names for Emerson
We’ve pulled together the best girl’s names that go well with the name Emerson. Here’s our list:
First Name for Middle Name Emerson
If you have already decided on Emerson as the middle name you might be looking for the perfect first name as Emerson makes a great middle name. We have our top 10 here!
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10 Classic Girl Names That Go Well With Emerson
|Emerson Eloise (see names like Eloise)|
10 Modern Names That Go With Emerson
|Emerson Belle (See best names for Belle)|
10 Unusual Girl Names That Go With Emerson
European Names That Match the Name Emerson
If you love European names or even have European ancestry we’ve compiled the best Irish, French, Spanish, Italian, German and Polish names to go with Emerson. We’ve kept these spelt in their original authentic way, but you can always update the spelling if you prefer.
7 Irish Girl Names That Go with Emerson
If you like Irish girls names check out our post.
|Emerson Fionnuala (fi-noola)|
|Emerson Kayleigh (kay-lee)|
|Emerson Brid (breege)|
|Emerson Aoibheann (ay-veen)|
|Emerson Deirdre (deer-dra)|
|Emerson Mairead (mi-rade)|
7 French Names to Go with Emerson
7 Spanish Names That Go Well with Emerson
7 Italian Names for Emerson
7 German Names for Emerson
7 Polish Names for Emerson
Names of Certain Length
If you have a long or short surname, you might want to choose middle names with just 1, 2 or 3 syllables, we’ve got the best of each to help you choose the best middle name for your child.
7 Names for Emerson with 1 Syllable
7 Names for Emerson with 2 Syllables
7 Names for Emerson with 3 Syllables
Names for Emerson with the Same Initial
7 Names for Emerson Starting with A Vowel
Nicknames for Emerson
Emerson is often given the following nicknames:
Different Ways to Spell Emerson
Similar Names Like Emerson
Sibling Names for Emerson
If you already have a child named Emerson, you might be looking for some great sister or brother names that go with it. We’ve compiled some classic names that go together really well with Emerson.
Sister Names for Emerson
If you already have a baby Emerson, and she’s going to be an older sister, then we’ve come up with some gorgeous sister names!
|Emerson & Ella|
|Emerson & Skye|
|Emerson & Kinsley|
|Emerson & Keira|
|Emerson & Catalina|
|Emerson & Hannah|
|Emerson & Esme|
|Emerson & Mackenzie|
|Emerson & Magnolia|
|Emerson & Miriam|
Brother Names for Emerson
If you are expecting a baby boy, and already have an Emerson then check out our boy names that will match your baby girl!
|Emerson & Dominik|
|Emerson & Grant|
|Emerson & Bodhi|
|Emerson & Alfredo|
|Emerson & Isaiah|
|Emerson & Hugh|
|Emerson & Kaleb|
|Emerson & Conor|
|Emerson & Travis|
|Emerson & Lennon|
What are middle names for?
Your daughter’s middle name is one that she will keep with her for the rest of her life, which is a wonderful thing.
Of course, middle names aren’t absolutely necessary in terms of legal requirements, but they do add a little something extra to the overall flavor of our names. And, to be completely honest, they do come in helpful every now and then.
Often people can make the middle name a nickname later on or even you can put the initials together to form a new name, for example, Emerson Katherine could become EK!
Research has also indicated that having middle names improves people’s chances of getting a better job in the future!
According to a study published in the European Journal of Social Psychology, people who have middle names are believed to have a high social position and to be intellectually superior.
Take Away For Baby Name Emerson
Those are just a few of my favorite names that go well with Amelia, and this is by no means an exhaustive list of names that go well with Amelia.
Please share your favorite middle names for girls, or even simply your favorite middle names in general, in the comments section. Good luck choosing!
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