What does Emma mean?
Originally a short form of compound names such as Ermintrude and Irma, from the word erm(en) or irm(en). A royal name in medieval England, it was introduced by the Normans, and made popular because it was borne by the mother of Edward the Confessor, who was also known as Aelgifu. Literary: title character of the Jane Austen romance novel "Emma". Emma Peel was a character in the 1960s British TV series "The Avengers". Actresses Emma Samms, Emma Thompson; singer Emmylou Harris.
Emma▼ has 27 variants: Em, Ema, Emalinda, Emelina, Emeline, Emelyne, Emmalee▲, Emmaline▲, Emmalyn▲, Emmalynn▲, Emmalynne, Emme, Emmeleia, Emmeline▲, Emmelyn, Emmelyne, Emmet, Emmett, Emmette, Emmi, Emmie, Emmot, Emmott, Emmy▲, Emmye, Emmylou and Ima▼.
Emma▼ has 1 more alternative form via Ermintrude, Irma: Erma▼.
Emma has 1 masculine form: Emmet.Kreatif forms:
(female) Emi, Emmae, ..
(male) Emei, Emeu, ..
How popular is Emma?
Emma is a very popular first name for women (#134 out of 4276, Top 3%) and also a very popular surname for all people (#23207 out of 150436, Top 15%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Presented below is the baby name popularity of Emma for girls. Emma reached its peak position of #1 in the U.S. in the year 2014. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)
Amelia (#15 from current records), Ema (#1514), Emeline, Emily (#7), Emmalee (#852), Emmaline (#880), Emmalyn (#465), Emmalynn (#770), Emme (#1526), Emmeline (#907), Emmie (#1150), Emmy (#663), Erma, Ima and Irma are the prominent varying forms of Emma (#1 from current records) appearing in the Top 2000. Usage of these relations of Emma was more pronounced 134 years ago (median #1018) and is somewhat lower today (#1046, down 51%). Emily is more universally found than the rest, although Emmalyn appears to be gaining popularity too, while versions such as Irma have become less contemporary.
Emma▼ is alike in pronunciation to Aimy, Ama, Amaia, Amaya▲, Amee, Amey, Ami▼, Amia▲, Amiah, Amie▼, Amiya▲, Amma, Ammie, Amy▼, Amya, Amye, Aymi, Emmey, Oma▼, Ooma, Uma and Yuma. Other recommended names are Bama, Cama, Cyma, Dama, Eba, Ebba, Edda, Edma, Edme, Edra, Eena, Efua, Eila, Eira, Ela, Elda▼, Elia, Elka, Elma▼, Elsa▲, Eman, Emer, Emera, Emila, Emina, Ena, Enya, Enza, Erda, Erga, Esma, Esmay, Esme▲, Etna, Etta▼, Eula▼, Euna, Eva, Ewa, Fima, Gemma▲, Kama, Mima, Mimma, Ozma, Pima, Rima, Roma▼, Samma, Sima, Syma, Tama and Tamma. These names tend to be less commonly used than Emma.