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TypeSurname (from given name)
UsageEnglish
PronouncedPron.EM-ər-sən
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Meaning & History

Means "son of EMERY". The surname was borne by Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), an American writer and philosopher who wrote about transcendentalism.

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Other Languages & CulturesAmerighi Italian
Entry updated October 11, 2012   Contribute