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What does Emerich mean?

Emerich Pronunciation of Emerich [emerich] as a boys' name is an Old German name, and the name Emerich means "brave power". Emerich is an alternate form of Emery (Old German): transferred use of the surname.

Associated with: brave, power.


Emerich has 1 variant: Emmerich.

4 more relations via Emery: Amerigo, Emerey, Emeri and Emerus.

Creative forms:
(male) Errich, Lerich, ..


Middle name pairings:
Emerich Cale (E.C.), ..

How popular is Emerich?

Emerich is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#25329 out of 150436, Top 17%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular varying forms of Emerich (outside Top 2000) are Emery (#752 from recent data) and Amerigo. These relations of Emerich were at the apex of their popularity 135 years ago (average #1124) and have become much less popular since. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Amerigo, Emery in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Emerich and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Emerich is alike in pronunciation to Aimeric and Aymeric. Other suggested similar names are Adelrich, Alberich, Aldrich, America, Americo, Dietrich, Eddrick, Ederic, Ederick, Edric, Edrich, Edrick, Eldrich, Eldrick, Eldritch, Elldrich, Emelio, Emerson, Emich, Emicho, Enrico, Eric, Erich, Erick, Erico, Erric, Errick, Errico, Eurico, Everild, Everitt, Hersch, Hinrich, Roderich, Terach, Ullrich, Ulrich and Zerach. These names tend to be more frequently used than Emerich.

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