Emma meaning

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Emma Name Information

Gender 👩 Girl
Pronunciation 📣 \em-uh\
Number of People 👶 692,000
Rate in 2021 4
Numerology 🔢 5
Name origin 🌍 German
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Emma Name Meaning

The name “ Emma “ is popular around the globe. This name is a feminine given name. This name is derived from the Germanic word “ erman “ which means “ Whole “ or “ universal “. Also, this name has been used as a diminutive of Emmeline, Amelia, or any other name beginning with “ Em “. As this name is not a rare one, you can select other similar names to the name “ Emma “, these names can be “ Emily “, “ Emmett “, “ Emilie “ and “ Em “.

Emma is an English girl's name and its Pronunciation is: Em-mah Emma has German origin which means “whole” or “universal.

Emma is a girl's name meaning "great", "great", "powerful", "strong", "immense" and "strong woman".

Emma Name Origin and History

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Additional description of the name Emma

The name Emma has a clear Germanic origin and comes from the Germanic name Ermin, which means "strength", as well as from Emmanuel, the feminine of Emmanuel.

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The popularity of the name Emma

If you are considering the name “ Emma “ you should note that this name is not a common baby’s name in Oklahoma based on the data from American reliable researchers in the year 1950 in the United States of America. For example, the name “ Emma “ was given to about 18 newborn babies in the hear 1950.

In the year 1950, a total of 1901 babies bear the same first name as your baby in the United States of America. The highest recorded use of the name “ Emma “ is related to the year 2003 with a total of 22000 newborn babies.

From the year 1880 up to the year 208, this name was recorded 675000 times in the SSA public database. In the year 1880, the name “ Emma “ appeared on the popularity charts for the first time. Near 2013 newborn babies were given “ Emma “ in the year 1880.

This name became a popular one in the year 1880 with a rank of 3 nationwide and was registered 2003 times as a feminine given name. Also “ Emma “ became well known in the state of Iowa in the hear 2002. The unique name ranked 1 with 310 newborn babies.

The all-time high record for this name is related to the year 2017 in the state of California with about 2700 newborn baby girls.

Emma's popularity in England can be attributed to Emma of Normandy, who married the English king Aethelred II.

Emma was also used by  English author Jane Austen's character named Emma Woodhouse in her 1816, Novel " Emma "

From 1880 to 1941, Emma remained in the top 100 U.S. name ranked. Its rank steadily declined through the 1970s, then it started to back in the top ranks. In 1993 it became into the top 200 name rank

During 2000s, Classic names made a comeback in new rank

after Emma was used in the well-known popular TV show “Friends” as the name for Rachel and Ross's baby, it propelled to the #2 spot in 2003. It reached #1 in 2008 before slipping back into the top 3 names

The personality name Emma

Here we have the letter analysis of the name “ Emma “

E is for easygoing, no ruffles here

M is for mystery, the part of you that can not be explained

M is for musical, your hidden talent

A is for affirming, the certainty of knowledge

The real meaning of the name “ Emma “ might not be described in just a few sentences and words. 


Famous people named Emma

Emma Lady Hamilton who is an English Artist’s model

Emma Lady Radford is an English antiquarian and public servant

Queen Emma or Hawaii who is a queen to King Kamehameha IV from the year 1856 to his death in the year 1863

Emma of Normandy

Emma Adler who is an Australian journalist

Diminutives and variations of the name Emma
The most used diminutives of Emma are Ema and Em. There are several variants of the name Emma or well, names from which it can be derived like Irma, Ermin, Emmanuela, and Emmy.

Emma's Saint's Day
Some people celebrate Emma's Saint on the 2nd January and others do it on February 2.

Names starting with the letter “ E “

Eden, Earl, Elijah, and Emma

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06/04/2023 13:30:52

Name Emma is good name and Emma is good sound or language ❤️

01/14/2024 00:00:00

Emma is a name for females. Do not name your boy Emma.

01/14/2024 00:00:00

Here in Utah the name Emma is way over'sed, and has its roots in Emma Smith, first wife of the founder of the Mormon Church. For those of you who are no familiar with their lore, just think Mary to the Catholics = Emma to the Mormons lol

12/12/2023 23:11:40

love the name Emma like Emma watson from harry potter

11/17/2023 16:54:06

my names Emma, and the only thing I don't like about it is it's so dang popular! :P my family generally calls me Em, and with two of my friends, I'm sometimes reffered to as Emmy. Emmy, Sammy, and Domi! (thats the names of my friends!)

11/12/2023 00:14:36

My sisters Named Emma Kathriene and she was born june 2oth 2005 I Love mysister and her name such a gorgus Name

10/15/2023 01:17:42

As popular as this name is (and it is so VERY popular), I have to say that I still really like it! It seems so... idk... Jane Austin-ish to me :) Classy and feminine.

09/25/2023 14:18:20

Maybe you could do trelia, Tra-Lee ah or reila. good luck its a nice idea!

09/01/2023 01:21:08

I know a girl named emma. I like the idea of naming a boy emma

08/20/2023 11:55:16

Emma Faith is our dogs name i wish i would have saved it for a kid :) Emma is a sweet dog :)

08/05/2023 03:23:04

I'm expecting twins very soon and considering Emma Rose as a name. Just love it!

07/26/2023 02:06:06

I am Emma :) I love my name!

07/16/2023 16:58:58

My friend is really excited about my new baby. He is dead set on it being a girl, and he wants to name her Emma Jane.

06/21/2023 18:55:08

my name is emma i was early 2016 baby born premature,even'though my name is common there isnt many people i know called it.

06/18/2023 02:45:08

How funny that all these people are named Emma Catherine....I don't know yet if I am having a girl, but if I do I was planning on Emma Catherine. Emma cause I love the name, Catherine because it is my grandmothers name (she turns 100 in Nov.)I love her dearly.. and it is also my middle name. Maybe I'll pick a different 1st name.. :(

02/17/2023 15:10:46

First of all, I hate the way Emma sounds. My voice is such so that it always sounds like I have a cold, so it sounds like Ebba when I say it. My appreciation of the name comes from the meaning entirely, and what a meaning it is! The best. I truly couldn't have named anyone better in this regard. In the words of Ralph Waldo Emerson, "To believe your own thought, to believe that what is true for you in your private heart is true for all men, -- that is genius." I do not take "whole" to mean complete or entire necessarily, but rather as the idea that all of the implements of finding universal truth are *included in the package.* This name alone says what I most want to say every day: that within the individual is humanity, entirety. It's whatever we're dying to say I guess, by definition, our 'latent conviction.' This alone is human.

01/30/2023 19:51:54

i want to combine my husband and my name to make my soon to arive on dec 14 baby girls name. His name is trent. can someone help me with our problem.

01/12/2023 15:44:02

This is the name I am seriously cosidering and have been for months. I think its beautiful.

12/22/2022 12:46:32

My daughters name is Emmah. We spelled it alittle different. I LOVE the name Emmah!!

10/30/2022 13:07:06

this is a girls name that i babysit and i think that this name is beautiful. Its so classie

10/27/2022 12:31:40

I named my daughter Emma. She was born in 2011. My husband is English and it is very popular there as well as Gemma. I preferred Emma so we named her Emma Rose. Apparently, Jennifer Aniston;s character on Friends had a baby and named her Emma....that made it extremely popular. I have not met another Emma yet but I'm sure we will. She loves her name!

02/27/2022 20:40:30

I have four boys and pregnant again I believe all things are possible thru Our Lord Jesus Christ so the spirit gave me the name emma and thats how I know that Im having a girl by trusting in him.

01/27/2022 09:48:00

My name is Emma Kathleen. I have been had that name for 17 years. I use to not like it but now I guess It's not too bad. There aren't too many emmas my age, but there have been a lot of little girls named emma lately.

08/03/2021 09:27:18

love the name Emma like Emma watson from hary potter

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Emma FAQs

*️⃣ What is the origin of the name Emma?
The origin of the name Emma is German.
*️⃣ What is meaning of name Emma?
Entire, Universal
*️⃣ How many people are named Emma?
Almost 692000 people are named Emma.
*️⃣ Which names are related to the name Emma?
The names of Robyn, Zack, Irby