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What does Emmeline mean?

Emmeline Pronunciation of Emmeline [em-me-line] as a girls' name is pronounced EM-a-leen. It is of Old French and Old German origin, and the meaning of Emmeline is "entire, universal". Variant of Emma, and also influenced by Emily when revived in the 19th century. Suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst.

Associated with: 19th century.


Emmeline has 4 variants: Emelina, Emeline, Emmaline and Emmalyn.

Affiliated girl name: Amelia.

28 more relations via Emily, Emma: Amelie, Ameline, Emalie, Emaline, Emeli, Emelia, Emelie, Emelita, Emelyn, Emelyne, Emilie, Emiline, Emillie, Emmalee, Emmalie, Emmalynn, Emmalynne, Emmelee, Emmeleia, Emmelie, Emmely, Emmelyn, Emmelyne, Emmette, Emmie, Emmilee, Emmilie and Emmlee.

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Middle name pairings:
Emmeline Camille (E.C.), ..

How popular is Emmeline?

Emmeline is an uncommon given name for women. Emmeline is an equivalently rare last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Emmeline was first listed in 2009 and reached its highest position of #809 in the U.S. in 2015. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Emmeline name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Emmeline outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Popular variation forms of Emmeline (#809 from recent data) rated in the Top 2000 are Emma (#1 from recent data), Emily (#8), Amelia (#12), Emmalyn (#457), Emelia (#592), Amelie (#641), Emmalynn (#697), Emilie (#867), Emmaline (#900), Emmalee (#970), Emmie (#1074), Emelyn (#1899), Emaline, Emeline and Emelie. Other forms, like Emmlee, are uncommon. These forms of Emmeline were popular as baby names in the 1880s (adoption of 5.3%) and are somewhat less widespread today (adoption 2.7%, 49.9%), with forms like Emilie becoming somewhat outmoded. Emily has generally been preferred by parents, though Emma is currently the preferred form.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Emmeline, Amelia, Amelie, Emaline, Emelia in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Emelie, Emeline, Emelyn, Emilie, Emily in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Emma, Emmalee, Emmaline, Emmalyn, Emmalynn, Emmie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Amelia, Amelie, Emelie, Emily, Emma outside U.S.

Similar Names

Emmeline is alike in pronunciation to Amaline, Amelyne, Emalene, Emelen, Emmalene, Emmiline and Emylin. Other recommended names are Abbeline, Aceline, Adeline, Almerine, Amelina, Angeline, Asceline, Aveline, Cateline, Celine, Cymbeline, Deline, Earline, Edelie, Edeline, Egelina, Eline, Emalinda, Emalyn, Embline, Emiliana, Emlyn, Emlynn, Emlynne (see Emily), Emmyjane (see Emmy), Emylynn, Erline, Ermine, Erminine, Ernaline, Ethelene, Ethelin, Ethelind, Ethelinde, Etheline, Evaline, Evelene, Evelin, Evelina, Eveline, Evelyne, Evline, Ewelina, Joceline, Joeline, Joseline, Kateline, Madeline, Meline, Noeline, Odeline, Orseline, Pamelin, Pamelina, Roeline, Romeine, Roseline, Seline, Zeline and Zoeline. These names tend to be more frequently used than Emmeline.

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