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What does Watson mean?

Meaning of the name WatsonWalterWaltValterWalderWoulterGualterioWaldemarVladimirWouterValtteriWatWallieWoutWalliGautierWaltyValtrDimaWalteUaltarWeitGalteroWallyVacys

[ 2 syll. wat-son, wa-ts-on ] The baby boy name Watson is pronounced as WAOTSahN †. Watson is mainly used in English and its language of origin is Germanic. Watson is a variant form of the English, French, German, and Scandinavian name Walter.

See also the related category germanic (german).

Watson is uncommon as a baby name for boys. At the modest height of its usage in 1901, 0.012% of baby boys were named Watson. Its ranking then was #558. The baby name has since substantially dropped in popularity, and is today used on a very light scale. In 2016, within the group of boy names directly related to Watson, Walter was the most popular.

Baby names that sound like Watson include Wadham, Watkin (English), Weaton, Weeton, Weyton, Wheaten, Wheatin, Wheeton, Wheyton, Whitcomb (English), Whitcombe (English), Whiton, Whyton, Witton, Woden (Anglo-Saxon), Woodsen, Woodsin, Woodson (English), Wyton, and Wytton.

† Pronunciation for Watson: W as in "we (W.IY)" ; AO as in "ought (AO.T)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"

A famous person named Watson is Fictional Sidekick Doctor Watson, born 1887.

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