Emerson or Emery?

Which do you prefer, [name]Emerson[/name] or [name]Emery[/name]?

Definitely [name]Emery[/name]! If it’s for a boy though, I prefer [name]Emerson[/name].

For a girl, [name]Emery[/name]. Neither are really my thing on a girl, but [name]Emerson[/name] means “son of [name]Emery[/name]”, which doesn’t seem very fitting in this case, but [name]Emery[/name] means “industrious”, which I think is nice. You could still use most of the same nns for [name]Emery[/name] as for [name]Emerson[/name] ([name]Emmy[/name], [name]Em[/name], [name]Emma[/name], etc.).

Good luck!

Girl, [name]Emery[/name].
[name]Emerson[/name] is on my list for boys names, so I have to say [name]Emery[/name] for a girl.
I think it’s an adorable name!
xo, theatrenut23

Neither really sound feminine to me. I know 5 guys named [name]Emery[/name] all at various ages so I guess for a girl I would pick [name]Emerson[/name].

[name]Emery[/name]. Although both some masculine to me, the “n” ending of [name]Emerson[/name] feels more masculine than the “ee” ending of [name]Emery[/name], which is very similar sounding to girly [name]Emily[/name].

I do not like [name]Emery[/name] for a boy or a girl - makes me think of the nail file (an emery board). [name]Emerson[/name] means “son of [name]Emery[/name]” so [name]Emerson[/name] is okay if it is for a boy.

Of course I prefer [name]Emery[/name].


A couple of years ago, I knew 2 little girls at the same preschool whose names were [name]Emery[/name] & [name]Emersyn[/name], respectively. I personally thought [name]Emery[/name] (her nn = [name]Emmy[/name]) was the easier name to wear.
I love the name [name]Emerson[/name], but on a boy…