Universal Names

Universal names and what they mean, for universal, entire for women. Adoption of these girl names was at its peak during 1900-1909 (usage of 0.4649%) and has become much less since (usage 0.2306%, down 50.4%), with names such as Erma, Ima and Irma becoming less stylish. Ella (#17) and Emma (#1) are two of the more contemporarily stylish girl names in this list, and there is also a rekindling in birth name popularity for both names.


Alvara - Irma

Page 1/1 of 9 Universal names.

Alvara 1 .. .. possibly from German meaning "universal protector". Not Top 1000 name. See also Alvira.

Ella 2 .. .. the German name Alja meaning "entire" .. Ella, Elle and Ellie are Top 1000 baby names. [Alla, Ellee, Ellesse, Elletta, Ellia, Ellina, Elly, .. 6 more]

Emma 3 .. From Old French, Old German languages. "Entire, universal." Common, with usage of 0.0879% for Emma and variants as girls' names in 2014, higher than 0.0827% the year before. Originally a short form of compound .. [Em, Emelyne, Emmalee, Emmeleia, Emmeline, Emmet, Emmi, Emmy, Emmye, Ima, .. 17 more]

Emmeline 4 .. Origin fr. Old French, Old German words. "Entire, universal." Emelina (upper 87%), Emeline (83%) and Emmaline (93%) are conventional female names, whereas Emmalyn and Emmeline are unique. Variant of Emma, and also influenced .. [Emelina, Emmalyn, .. 2 more]

Erma 5 .. From Old German word. "Entire, universal." Ermina, Erminie, Hermia, Herminie and Hermione are more unusual as forms of Erma. Variant of Irma .. [Ermina, Irma, Irminie, Hermia, Hermine, .. 5 more]

Ermintrude 6 .. .. irm(en) "entire, universal", found in .. Rather unusual as a birth name. [Ermengard, Irmentrud, Imtrud, Trudy, .. 3 more]

Ima 7 .. Origin fr. Old French, Old German elements. "Entire, universal." Ima peaked in popularity in the 1920s and has become less popular, with Ima becoming less in vogue. See also Iman. Variant of Emma.

Imelda 8 .. Derivative of Old German, Italian elements. "Universal battle." Not Top 1000 names. The name of a 14th century .. [Amelda, Ymelda, .. 2 more]

Irma 9 .. Origin fr. Old German element. "Entire, universal." Not Top 1000 names. Short form of names containing irm .. [Erma, Irmgard, Irmgarde, .. 3 more]

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Universal names: Ella, Emma, Emmeline, Erma, Ima, Imelda, Irma



Quick Index

Summary of Universal names (and variants) for girls.

Alvara - Irma
Alvara, Ella [Elli, Elly, Ellia, Ellie, Ellina, Ellesse, Ellette, Elletta, ..], Emma [Ima, Emmi, Emmy, Emmie, Emmye, Emmot, Emmott, Emmylou, ..], Emmeline [Emeline, Emmalyn, Emelina, Emmaline], Erma [Irma, Hermia, Erminie, Irminia, Irminie, Hermine, Hermione, Herminie, ..], Ermintrude [Trudy, Imtrud, Irmtraud, Ermengard, Irmentrud, Ermyntrude, Ermentraud], Ima, Imelda [Amelda, Imalda, Ymelda, Himalda], Irma [Erma, Irmina, Irmine, Irmgard, Irmgarde, Ermengard]

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