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pinWhat does Em mean?

Em /em/ as a name for girls (also used as boys' name Em). Em's name origins are English, Latin and Spanish, 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).


Em has 1 variant: Emme.

Em has 50 more alternative forms via Amelia, Emerald, Emilia, Emily, Emma, Esmeralda: Aimil, Amaly, Amy, Eimile, Ema, Emalee, Emali, Emalia, Emalie, Emelda, Emelea, Emeli, Emelia, Emelie, Emelly, Emely, Emelyn, Emera, Emila, Emilea, Emilee, Emiley, Emili, Emilie, Emilla, Emille, Emilly, Emlyn, Emlynn, Emmely, Emmet, Emmett, Emmey, Emmi, Emmie, Emmily, Emmlee, Emmot, Emmott, Emmy, Emmye, Emyle, Emylee, Esma, Esmee, Esmie, Ezzie, Ima, Lala and Mali.

Kreatif forms: Emei, Emeu, Euem. [more]

pinHow 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. Census)

Popular related forms of Em (not in Top 1000) listed in the Top 1000 are Emma (#1 2 years ago), Emily (#7), Amelia (#15), Amy (#148), Emilia (#164), Esmeralda (#376), Emely (#415), Emilee (#596), Emelia (#625), Emmy (#663), Emilie (#732), Ima, Lala, Emelie, Emmie and Emerald. These relations of Em reached the height of their popularity in 2013 (usage of 0.4654%) and are almost as popular today (usage 0.4536%, down 2.5%), but with the versions Emilie, Emerald, Ima and Emmie becoming less in vogue. Emily has been the most recognizable form, while Emma has become trendy as well. Shown below is a comparison of the usage of Em and associated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Amelia, Amy, Emelia, Emelie, Emely in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Emerald, Emilee, Emilia, Emilie, Emily in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Emma, Emmie, Emmy, Esmeralda, Ima, Lala in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Amelia, Amy, Emelie, Emilia, Emily outside U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Emma, Emmy outside U.S.

pinSimilar Names

Em is alike in pronunciation to Ame. Other recommended similar baby names are El and Ena. These names tend to be more frequently used than Em.