Emerson has become a unisex name, thanks to actress Teri Hatcher, who picked it for her daughter. But it's still just outside the top 300 names for boys, and it has German origins. The most famous bearer of the name wore it as a surname: Transcendentalist Ralph Waldo Emerson.
Spencer is also considered unisex, though falls more heavily on the boys' side of the equation—it's currently just below the top 250 names for boys, and it means steward.
All in all, it's a lovely and classic name they picked, and I love the longer, soft consonant-filled first and middle name with the short and slightly stronger Stone.
Tell us: What do you think of the name Lindsay and Curtis picked? Do you think of Emerson as more of a boys' or a girls' name?
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