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Girl Names Starting with Em-

Em- baby names and what they mean, with 19 results. Em- names are used more often as feminine names. Usage of these girl names was at its apex 2 decades ago (USAGE OF 2.9%) and is almost as widespread today (USAGE 2.3%, 21.4%), but with names like Emogene going out of style. The more fashionable girl names here are Emilia (#58), Ember (#209), Emmie (#598), Emiliana (#1050) and Emelia (#477), while Emry (TOP 18%) and Embree (8%) are familiar Em- last names. Here is the list of Em- names for boys.

Em- names

Em - Empress

Amelia and variants

Emmy1, Emmie1, Emmeline1, Emma1, Emelita1, Emilia1, Emeline1, Emelina1, Emelie1, Em1
Forms of Amelia. Derived fr. Latin, Old German. "Rival, eager work." Emelin is also a marginally favored birth name.

Esmeralda and variants

Emeraude1, Emerant, Emerald1, Emmie2, Em2
Forms of Esmeralda. Source fr. Spanish element. "Emerald." Common as surnames, and Emerald (TOP 76%) is comparable to common -ld last names Eld (TOP 39%), Eichwald (84%).

Form of Iman. Stems fr. Arabic. "Belief, faith." Not Top 2000 name. Also used for boys.


From the word that has become .. Widely used, with usage of 0.086% for Ember as a children's name in 2018, higher than 0.065% in 2017.

Emeline and variants

Emeline2, var. Emylynn, Emylin, Emmiline, Emmeline2, Emmalyn1, Emmalynne1, Emmaline1, Emmalene, Emmalee1, Emiline1, Emlyn1, Emelyn1, Emelen, Emblyn, Emalyn, Embline, Emaline1, Emalene, Emaleen
Derivative of German. "Peaceful home." Emeline, Emelyn, Emmalee, Emmaline, Emmalyn and Emmeline were Top birth names in 2018.

Derivative of Irish, Gaelic element. .. In Irish legend, Emer was Cú .. Emer is an intermittently used female name, occurring commonly (TOP 48%) as a last name.

Emerald and variants

Emerald2, var. Emmarald1, Emeraude2, Emeraldina, Emeralda, Em3
Based on English word. "Precious gemstone." Emerald has risen in favor as a children's name since the 1880s.

Emilia and variants

Emilia2, var. Emilyah, Emiliana, Em4
Origin fr. Latin element. "Rival; laborious; eager." Emilia is recognizable (UPPER 18%) as a female name, whereas Em, Emiliana and Emilyah are scantly used.

Emily and variants

Emily, var. Emylee, Emyle, Emmye1, Emmy2, Emmily, Emmlee, Emmilie, Emmilee, Emmie3, Emmey, Emmi1, Emmelyne1, Emmely, Emmelie, Emmalynne2, Emmelee, Emmalynn1, Emmalyn2, Emmaline2, Emmaleigh, Emmalie, Emmalee2, Emlynne, Emlynn, Emilly, Emlyn2, Emillie, Emilley, Emillea, Emilla, Emille, Emiline2, Emilija, Emilie, Emili, Emilia3, Emiley, Emilee, Emilea, Emera, Emila, Emelyne1, Emelyn2, Emely1, Emelita2, Emelly, Emeline3, Emelina2, Emelie2, Emeli, Emelia1, Emely2, Emelia2, Emelea, Emaline2, Emelda, Emalie, Emalia, Emali, Em5, Emalee
Derived fr. Latin element. "Rival; laborious; eager." Usage of Emalee and Emilie as girls' names has waned since the 1880s.

Stems fr. Latin element. "Eminent." Scarce. Emina is not listed in the US Demographics. See also Erina.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Em- names: Ema, Emalee, Emaline, Emalyn, Ember

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Em- names: Emelda, Emelia, Emelie, Emeline, Emely

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Em- names: Emelyn, Emerald, Emilee, Emili, Emilia

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Em- names: Emiliana, Emilie, Emily, Emma, Emmalee

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Em- names: Emmaleigh, Emmaline, Emmalyn, Emmalynn, Emme

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Em- names: Emmeline, Emmi, Emmie, Emmy, Emogene, Empress

Var. of Aminta. Stems fr. Greek language. "Defender and vindicator." Eminda and Erinta are creative forms.

Emma and variants

Emma2, var. Emmylou1, Emmye2, Emmy3, Emmott, Emmie4, Emmot, Emmi2, Emmette, Emmett, Emmelyne2, Emmet, Emmelyn, Emmeline3, Emmeleia, Emmalynne3, Emme, Emmalynn2, Emmalyn3, Emmaline3, Emelyne2, Emmalee3, Emeline4, Emelina3, Emalinda, Em6, Ema
Root fr. Old French, Old German words. "Entire, universal." Used widely as birth names, Emelina, Emma, etc. are similar to the familiar Emelia.

Emmanuelle, var. Emonualle1, Emonualle2, Emmanuella, Emanuelle, Emanuela, Emanuella
Source fr. Hebrew. "God is with us." Emanuela and variants are unique as birth names.

Variant of Emerald, influenced by Emma. Emmarald is not in the Top 2000.

Emmeline and variants

Emmeline4, var. Emmalyn4, Emmaline4, Emeline5, Emelina4
Derivative of Old French, Old German languages. "Entire, universal." Usage of Emmeline, Emelina, etc. as girls' names in 2018 was a lot more than the previous decade.

Emmy and variants

Emmy4, var. Emmysue, Emmylou2, Emmyjane
Pet form of Emma and Emily. Usage of Emmy and variants as baby names in 2018 was 19.9% more than the year before.

Imogen and variants

Emogene, Emogen
Forms of Imogen. Derived fr. Irish, Gaelic element. "Maiden." Less popular today. Emogene was the variation last listed (the 1940s) in the Top 2000.

Empress and variants

Empress1, var. Emperatriz
Title which ranks even higher than .. Adoption of Empress and forms was common among parents in 2018.

Var. of Imperia. Origin fr. Latin. "Imperial." Adoption of Empress as a birth name in 2018 was up 1.6% compared to a year ago.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for Em- names for girls.

1. Em - Empress
Amelia [Emmy, Emma, Emmie, Emilia, Emelita, Emeline, Emelina, Emmeline, ..], Esmeralda [Em, Emmie, Emerald, Emerant, Emeraude], Iman [Eman], Ember, Emeline [Emylin, Emylynn, Emmalyn, Emmiline, Emmeline, Emmaline, Emmalene, Emmalynne, ..], Emer, Emerald [Em, Emmarald, Emeraude, Emeralda, Emeraldina], Emilia [Em, Emilyah, Emiliana], Emily [Emmy, Emyle, Emmye, Emylee, Emmlee, Emmily, Emmilie, Emmilee, ..], Emina, Aminta [Eminta], Emma [Emmi, Emmy, Emmye, Emmot, Emmie, Emmott, Emmylou, Emmette, ..], Emmanuelle [Emanuela, Emonualle, Emanuelle, Emanuella, Emmanuella], Emmarald, Emmeline [Emmalyn, Emeline, Emelina, Emmaline], Emmy [Emmysue, Emmylou, Emmyjane], Imogen [Emogen, Emogene], Empress [Emperatriz], Imperia [Empress]

Usage comparison for Em- names