What does Erma mean?
Erma /er-ma/ [2 sylls.] 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.
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 popularity of Erma for girls. Erma reached its highest position of #145 in the U.S. during 1910-1919, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Below is a charted analysis of the usage of the girl name Erma and corresponding names. Popular related forms of Erma are Hermine and Irma. Adoption of these girl names reached its peak during the years 1900-1909 (usage of 0.6797%) and is now significantly lower, with the versions Erma, Hermine and Irma becoming less fashionable. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)