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What does Emmerich mean?

Emmerich Pronunciation of Emmerich [em-merich] as a boys' name has its root in Old German, and the meaning of the name Emmerich is "brave power". Emmerich is a variant form of Emery (Old German): transferred use of the surname.

Associated with: brave, power.


Emmerich has 1 variant: Emerich.

2 more alternative forms via Emery: Emeri and Emmery.

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Middle name pairings:
Emmerich Raiden (E.R.), ..

How popular is Emmerich?

Emmerich is a rare given name for males but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#15889 out of 150436, Top 11%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Emery (#752 last year) is the only popular alternative form of Emmerich (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000. This form of Emmerich was at the top of its popularity during the years 1880-1889 (adoption of 0.04%) and is now much less common (adoption 0.02%, 59% less). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Emmerich is pronounced similarly to Aimeric and Aymeric. Other suggested similar names are Adalrich, Adelrich, Alberich, Aldrich, Alldrich, America, Americo, Bardrich, Dietrich, Eddrick, Ederic, Ederick, Edric, Edrich, Edrick, Eldrich, Eldrick, Eldritch, Elimelech, Elldrich, Elmer, Emeer, Emelio, Emerey, Emerson, Emerus, Emich, Emicho, Emmet, Emmett, Emmit, Emmitt, Emmory, Enrico, Eric, Erich, Erick, Erico, Erric, Errick, Errico, Esmeling, Eurico, Everild, Everitt, Frederich, Fridrich, Friedrich, Heimrich, Heinrich, Hersch, Hinrich, Roderich, Terach, Ullrich, Ulrich and Zerach. These names tend to be more commonly used than Emmerich.

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