What 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).
Associated with: precious.
Em has 1 variant: Emme.
Em has 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▼.Kreatif forms:
(female) Eed, Emei, ..
(male) Emmo, Emo, ..
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)
Popular related forms of Em (not in Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000 are Emma (#1 from recent data), Emily (#7), Amelia (#15), Amy (#148), Emilia (#164), Esmeralda (#376), Emely (#415), Emmy (#663), Emerald (#1140), Emmie (#1150), Ema (#1514), Emme (#1526), Ima, Emili and Esma. These relations of Em reached the height of their popularity during 1880-1889 (usage of 5.35%) and are somewhat less popular today (usage 2.9%, down 46%), with versions like Esmeralda going out of style. Amelia, Emilia, Emmy and Emely are four of the more fashionable girl names here. Shown below is a comparison of the history of Em and associated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)