What does Em mean?
Em [em] as a name for girls (also used as boys' name Em) is an English, Latin and Spanish name, and the meaning of the name Em is "rival, eager work; precious gemstone; rival; laborious; eager; entire, universal; emerald". Em is a variant form of Amelia (Latin, Old German). Em is also a variant of Emerald (English). Em is also used as a variant of Emilia (Latin), Emily (Latin), Emma (Old French, Old German) and Esmeralda (Spanish).
Associated with: precious.
Em has 1 variant: Emme.
21 more alternative forms via Amelia, Emerald, Emilia, Emily, Emma, Esmeralda: Amy▼, Ema, Emali, Emeli, Emely▲, Emera, Emila, Emili, Emlyn, Emmet, Emmey, Emmi, Emmie, Emmot, Emmy▲, Emmye, Emyle, Esma, Esmee, Esmie and Ima▼.Creative forms:
(female) Eed, Emei, ..
(male) Emmo, Emo, .. Middle name pairings:
Em Trinity (E.T.), ..
How popular is Em?
Em is an unusual first name for females but a very prominent last name for all people (#29932 out of 150436, Top 20%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Popular related forms of Em (not in Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000 are Emma (#1 from recent data), Emily (#8), Amelia (#12), Emilia (#145), Amy (#158), Esmeralda (#369), Emely (#432), Emmy (#616), Emmie (#1074), Emerald (#1256), Emme (#1438), Ema (#1469), Ima, Esma and Emili. These relations of Em reached the height of their popularity during 1880-1889 (usage of 5.35%) and are somewhat less popular today (usage 2.91%, down 46%), with versions like Esmeralda going out of style. Amelia, Emilia, Emmy and Emely are four of the more fashionable girl names here. (2015 Birth Statistics)