Emma Name Meaning

What does Emma Mean?

Emma Name Gender : Girl Names

Emma Name Origin : The origin of the name Emma is English baby names

Meaning Of Emma : Emma name meaning is of Germanic origin, introduced to Britain by the Normans. It was the name of the mother of Edward the Confessor. It originated as a short form of the medieval versions of compound names such as ERMINTRUDE and IRMGARD, containing the element erm(en), irm(en) entire (cf. IRMA). It is now sometimes used as a pet form of EMILY, but this is etymologically unjustified.

In addition to these data about Emma name meaning, Emma name is a girl name that starts with E and letter E means that you need plenty of feedom, you are physical and passionate, you like to be social and entertain, you are highly perceptive and not easily fooled, you are original and versatile, you are capable of looking at a situation from different perspectives. You can search our database via baby name finder tool to find similar names of Emma name. If you know more about Emma name meaning, please send us feedback, we are looking forward your contributions. Please read all sections of the name Emma. If you consider Emma name is proper name for your baby, please inform us what you think about your decision. Names that sound like Emma : Emaleigh Emerald Emuna Emelinda Emogen .

Etymology

Feminine proper name, from German Emma, from Erma, contraction of Ermentrude or some similar name. With lower-case -e-, as British telephone and radio enunciation of M to avoid confusion with N, attested by 1891.

Popularity

For U.S. births in 2015, the number of births with name Emma is 20355, representing about 1.150438 percent of all female births in 2015. See interactive baby names map for Emma name popularity by states.

  • united states popular baby namesUnited States : Rank #1
  • England and Wales popular baby namesEngland and Wales : Rank #55
  • Ireland popular baby namesIreland : Rank #2
  • united kingdom popular baby namesScotland : Rank #18
  • Canada popular baby namesCanada : Rank #2
  • Australia popular baby namesAustralia : Rank #20
  • New Zealand popular baby namesNew Zealand : Rank #20
  • spain popular baby namesSpain : Rank #16
  • italy popular baby namesItaly : Rank #4
  • netherland popular baby namesNetherland : Rank #2
  • sweden popular baby namesSweden : Rank #23
  • norway popular baby namesNorway : Rank #55
  • france popular baby namesFrance : Rank #1
  • denmark popular baby namesDenmark : Rank #6
  • austria popular baby namesAustria : Rank #2

Notable People

In order to choose right baby name for your baby, you should take a look back at the past, who had Emma name that you consider for your baby in the history of mankind. Knowing that who had the same name with Emma in the past can be an inspiration during those times when you are in the process of selecting right baby name for your baby. For more information about famous people named Emma please read more...

  • Emmanuel Lévinas, 1906, PHILOSOPHER
  • Emma Goldman, 1869, SOCIAL ACTIVIST
  • Emmanuel Joseph Sieyès, 1748, POLITICIAN
  • Emma Thompson, 1959, ACTOR
  • Emmanuelle Béart, 1963, ACTOR
  • Emma Watson, 1990, ACTOR
  • Emmanuel Petit, 1970, SOCCER PLAYER
  • Emmanuel Adebayor, 1984, SOCCER PLAYER
  • Emma Bunton, 1976, SINGER
  • Emma Stone, 1988, ACTOR
  • Emma Roberts, 1991, ACTOR
  • Emmanuel Eboué, 1983, SOCCER PLAYER
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