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Erma

What does Erma mean?

Erma Pronunciation of Erma [er-ma] as a girls' name is pronounced ER-mah. It is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Erma is "entire, universal". Variant of Irma. Writer/humorist Erma Bombeck.

Variations

Erma has 10 variants: Ermina, Erminia, Erminie, Hermia, Hermine, Herminie, Hermione, Irma, Irminia and Irminie.

Erma has 1 more related form via Irma: Irmina.

Creative forms:
(female) Aerma, Erra, ..

(male) Eremi, Ermat, ..

Middle name pairings:
Erma Paige (E.P.), ..

How popular is Erma?

Erma is a very prominent first name for women (#383 out of 4276, Top 9%) but an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is the baby name history of Erma for girls. Erma reached its highest position of #147 in the U.S. during 1910-1919, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Below is a charted analysis of the history of the girl name Erma and corresponding names. Popular related forms of Erma are Ermina, Erminia, Hermine and Irma. Usage of these relations of Erma reached its peak in the 1900s (median #1018), but now, versions such as Erma have become less fashionable.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Erma, Ermina, Erminia, Hermine, Irma in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Alma, Ama, Amma, Bama, Cama, Carma, Cyma, Dorma, Eba, Ebba, Eda, Edda, Edma, Edme, Edra, Eena, Eeva, Efa, Eira, Ela, Elba, Elda, Elka, Ella, Elma, Elsa, Ema, Eman, Emma, Emmy, Ena, Enda, Eraca, Erda, Erena, Erga, Erica, Erika, Erin, Erina, Eris, Erla, Erna, Ertha, Eryca, Eryka, Eryn, Erys, Esma, Esmae, Esme, Etha, Etna, Eula, Euna, Eva, Ewa, Fima, Hema, Ima, Jama, Karma, Norma, Oma, Ozma, Pama, Pima, Rama, Roma, Sima, Soma, Tama, Toma, Uma and Yuma. These names tend to be less commonly used than Erma.

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