What does Emma mean?
How do we pronounce Emma?
The baby girl name Emma is pronounced as EHMah in English 1.
1 Pronunciation for Emma: EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"
What is the origin of Emma?
Emma is primarily used in the English, Armenian, Catalan, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Polish, Scandinavian, and Spanish languages, and its language of origin is Latin and Germanic. Germanic origin, Armenian, Catalan, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Polish, Scandinavian, and Spanish use: The name originated as a short form of compound names such as name Ermintrude meaning or what does the name Irmingard mean, which begin with 'Erm-' or 'Irm-' and thus contain the element 'ermen' (whole, immense, universal) or 'irmin' (whole, immense, universal). It was introduced to England by Emma of Normandy (985-1052), who married King Ethelred the Unready of England and later his successor King Canute the Great of Denmark; she was the mother of King Edward the Confessor with the former. The name was thereafter widely adopted by medieval English speakers. It later saw a revival in the 18th and 19th centuries, promoted by the fictional young women bearing the name in Matthew Prior's poem Henry and Emma (1709), Jane Austen's novel Emma (1815), and Gustave Flaubert's novel Madame Bovary (1856). It was also borne then by Lady Emma Hamilton (1761-1815), the mistress of Lord Nelson. The name is also used now as a diminutive of Emily despite the difference in etymology. Emma is a diminutive form of the English name what does the name Emily mean. The name Emma is widely used; it has 37 forms that are used in both English and other languages. Forms used in English include Emaline name, Emelin meaning and origin, Emelina definition, short names for Emeline, short names for Emelyn, meaning of Emelyne, Emi name, Emie name variations, Emiline pronounciation, Emlyn pronounciation, Emma-Leigh meaning, name Emmah meaning, Emmajean name, Emmalee definition, name Emmalina, Emmaline definition, Emmalyn name variations, short names for Emmalynn, Emmalynne meaning and origin, Emme name popularity, name Emmeleia, baby name Emmeline, Emmelyn name popularity, Emmelyne name, baby name Emmet, Emmett meaning of name, Emmette name popularity, Emmye name popularity, baby name Erma (also used in German), and Ima meaning. Other English forms include the contractions Em meaning and name Emm origin, the diminutive forms Emmi name (also used in German), baby name Emmie, and meaning of Emmy (also used in Dutch), and the variant spelling Ema meaning of name (also used in Czech, Spanish, Portuguese, and Slavic). A form of Emma in other languages is the Teutonic name Emna. See also the related forms, the English baby name Emma-Lee, the English name Emmarald, the English, French, German, Indian, Italian, and Spanish Irma meaning. Emma is a very popular baby name for girls, and it is also viewed as rather trendy. The name has been increasing in popularity since the 1970s. At the height of its usage in 2003, 1.133% of baby girls were given the name Emma. It ranked at #2 then. In 2010, its usage was 0.885% and its ranking #3, and it was the most popular within all girl names in its group. In 2010, 21% more girls were named Emma than the 2nd most popular name, Emily meaning and origin. The name Emma has been mostly given to girls, though it has also been used as a boy name in the past century. In 1910, the name Emma was given to 76 times more girls than boys.
The following famous people share the name Emma:
- Actress Emma Watson, born 15 April 1990, Paris, France
- Actress Emma Thompson, born 15 April 1959, Paddington, London, England
- Poet Emma Lazarus, born 22 July 1849 - 19 November 1887, New York, New York
- Singer Emma Bunton, born Emma Lee Bunton, 21 January 1976, London, England.
List of baby names that is pronounced like Emma:
the name nicknames for Emmah, the English, Gaelic, Irish, and Scottish name Eithne, the Romanian, Czech, English, Spanish, Portuguese, and Slavic nicknames for Ema, the name Eman definition, the name name Emann origin, the name Eme definition, the English short names for Emi, the English what does the name Emie mean, the Turkish what does the name Emine mean, the name Emmee meaning, the name what does the name Emmey mean, the English, Finnish, and German name Emmi, the English Emmie meaning and origin, the Dutch and English baby name Emmy, the name baby name Emmye, the Teutonic name Emna origin, the name meaning of Emy, the English, Irish, and German meaning of Ena, the name Enah definition, and the Indian short names for Enam.
The baby name Emma fun facts:
The name Emma in reverse order is "Amme".
The numerological value of the name Emma is number 5, which means expansiveness, visionary, adventure, the constructive use of freedom.
How popular is Emma?
Emma is in the top names in USA.