Watson: baby boy name meaning and popularity


Originally a surname meaning "son of Wat" (with "Wat" being a Middle English diminutive of Walter). But little Watson's dad doesn't have to be a Walter, or anything close to it, for him to own this cool name. Besides, nobody calls Walters "Wat" these days anyway.


Uh ... Wat?

Famous people named Watson:

Author/historian Watson Parker; son of reality TV personalities Cole and Chelsea Houska DeBoer, Watson Cole DeBoer.

Fun fact:

Watson is the name of the IBM computer who won "Jeopardy!"

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