Universal Names

Universal names and what they mean, for universal, entire for women. These girl names were at the peak of their popularity during 1900-1909 and have become much less widespread since, with names such as Irma and Erma becoming less stylish. Emma (#1) and Ella (#17) are two of the more contemporarily stylish girl names in this list, and there is also a rekindling in birth name popularity for Ella and Emma.


Alvara - Irma

Page 1/1 of 8 Universal names.

Alvara 1 .. .. possibly from German meaning "universal protector". Distinctive as a name for newborns, occurring more often as a surname. See also Aldara.

Ella 2 .. .. the German name Alja meaning "entire" .. Usage of Ella as a given name for girls is regular (#17 in 2014). Ella also occurs commonly as a first name among women in the community in the US Census. The forms Elly and Elle are familiar as versions of Ella. [Alla, Ela, Ellee, Ellette, Ellie, .. 8 more]

Emma 3 .. Derivative of Old French, Old German words. "Entire, universal." The name Emma has risen in favor with parents. The forms Emmie, Emmalyn and Emeline are familiar as variations of Emma. Originally a short form of compound .. [Em, Emelina, Emmalee, Emmalynn, Emmeleia, .. 22 more]

Emmeline 4 .. Root fr. Old French, Old German elements. "Entire, universal." Emmeline is intermittently used as a given name. The variation Emmaline is common as a form of the name. Variant of Emma .. [Emelina, Emeline, .. 2 more]

Erma 5 .. Derivative of Old German word. "Entire, universal." Erma and Irma have waned in popularity as names for babies over the years. The form Hermine is widely used as a version of this name. Variant of Irma .. [Ermina, Erminia, Irminia, Hermine, .. 6 more]

Ermintrude 6 .. .. (em) or irm(en) "entire, universal" .. Ermintrude is unique as a female name. [Ermengard, Ermentraud, Irmtraud, .. 4 more]

Imelda 7 .. Derivative of Old German, Italian words. "Universal battle." Imelda is a prevalent (Top 21%) female name. See also Emelda. The name of a 14th-century virgin .. [Amelda, Himalda, .. 2 more]

Irma 8 .. Root fr. Old German element. "Entire, universal." Irma is a common (Top 6%) feminine name. The variation Irmgard is prevalent as a variant form of the name. Short form of names containing irm .. [Erma, Irmine, .. 4 more]

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



Quick Index

Summary of all Universal names (and variants) for girls.

[Alvara - Irma]
Alvara, Ella [13], Emma [27], Emmeline [4], Erma [10], Ermintrude [7], Imelda [4], Irma [6]

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