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What does Emmye mean?

Emmye Pronunciation of Emmye [em-mye] as a name for girls is of Latin derivation, and the meaning of the name Emmye is "rival; laborious; eager; entire, universal". Emmye is a variant form of Emily (Latin): feminine of Emil. Emmye is also a variant of Emma (Old French, Old German).


Emmye has 7 variants: Amy, Ema, Emmey, Emmi, Emmie, Emmy and Ima.

43 more different relations via Emily, Emma: Eimile, Em, Emalee, Emali, Emalie, Emelea, Emeli, Emelie, Emely, Emelyn, Emelyne, Emera, Emila, Emilea, Emilee, Emiley, Emili, Emilie, Emille, Emlyn, Emlynn, Emlynne, Emmalee, Emmalie, Emmalyn, Emme, Emmelee, Emmelie, Emmely, Emmelyn, Emmelyne, Emmet, Emmett, Emmette, Emmilee, Emmilie, Emmily, Emmlee, Emmot, Emmott, Emmylou, Emyle and Emylee.

Creative forms:
(female) Elmye, Ermye, ..


Middle name pairings:
Emmye Allyson (E.A.), ..

How popular is Emmye?

Emmye is an unusual first name for women. Emmye is also an unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Emma (#1 via latest list), Emily (#8), Amy (#158), Emely (#432), Emmalyn (#457), Emilee (#585), Emmy (#616), Emilie (#867), Emmalee (#970), Emmie (#1074), Emme (#1438), Ema (#1469), Emalee (#1857), Emelyn (#1899), Ima, Emelie and Emili are the popular varying forms of Emmye (outside Top 2000). Other forms, like Emlynn, are uncommon. These relations of Emmye reached the height of their popularity 135 years ago (adoption of 5.3%) and have become significantly less widespread since (adoption 2.1%, 60% less). Emily has generally been preferred by parents, though Emma is now the top form, while versions such as Ima have lost favor. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Amy, Ema, Emalee, Emelie, Emely in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Emelyn, Emilee, Emili, Emilie, Emily in U.S.

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Emmy, Ima in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Emmye is pronounced similarly to Aimee, Aimie, Aimy, Amaya, Amee, Amey, Amie, Amiee, Amiya, Amma, Ammie, Amya, Amye and Aymee. Other recommended names are Edme, Edmee, Emmysue, Ermyne (see Armina), Esmae, Esme, Esmee, Esmie and Tommye. These names tend to be more commonly used than Emmye.

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