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596k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Emma

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Universal
  • #94 All Time
  • #1 in 2014
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2k Emme (English)

How popular is the name "Emma" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
18802,0132,00310#3 girl name
18812,0432,0349#3 girl name
18822,3102,3037#3 girl name
18832,3742,3677#3 girl name
18842,5962,5879#3 girl name
18852,7422,72814#3 girl name
18862,7752,76411#3 girl name
18872,6612,64714#4 girl name
18883,1043,08717#4 girl name
18892,8942,88410#5 girl name
18902,9962,98016#5 girl name
18912,8972,88413#5 girl name
18923,1403,12812#7 girl name
18932,9822,96814#9 girl name
18942,9522,93715#9 girl name
18952,9642,95212#10 girl name
18962,8832,87211#10 girl name
18972,6982,6980#10 girl name
18982,7962,7888#13 girl name
18992,4552,44510#13 girl name
19003,1163,09521#13 girl name
19012,3822,3748#17 girl name
19022,5252,51411#18 girl name
19032,3182,30810#23 girl name
19042,3242,31212#22 girl name
19052,3042,2986#26 girl name
19062,2322,2248#28 girl name
19072,3672,35611#27 girl name
19082,3572,3570#30 girl name
19092,3432,3385#34 girl name
19102,6242,60717#34 girl name
19112,6242,6168#35 girl name
19123,3673,35710#35 girl name
19133,4853,47411#38 girl name
19143,9833,97211#39 girl name
19155,0685,04424#40 girl name
19165,2345,21717#41 girl name
19175,1365,12115#46 girl name
19185,3425,32319#46 girl name
19195,1005,08812#45 girl name
19205,2475,23710#46 girl name
19215,0855,07312#52 girl name
19225,0295,01316#50 girl name
19234,9954,97421#53 girl name
19244,9224,89923#57 girl name
19254,7304,71119#57 girl name
19264,5014,47823#60 girl name
19274,3514,32625#64 girl name
19284,0414,02120#67 girl name
19293,8283,80424#69 girl name
19303,5763,55521#73 girl name
19313,3303,30624#76 girl name
19323,3463,32719#76 girl name
19333,1793,15029#75 girl name
19342,9662,93927#85 girl name
19352,8242,80321#89 girl name
19362,8462,83115#85 girl name
19372,7672,74918#89 girl name
19382,6852,66718#96 girl name
19392,7022,68616#89 girl name
19402,6282,60622#94 girl name
19412,5592,54514#99 girl name
19422,6222,60517
19432,4262,4215
19442,2602,24713
19452,0582,0526
19462,0822,07210
19472,1522,14111
19482,1052,0996
19492,0071,9989
19501,9031,8985
19511,7261,7260
19521,7121,7120
19531,6001,59010
19541,5351,5287
19551,4611,4565
19561,3531,3467
19571,2201,2155
19581,0861,0860
19591,0631,0585
19609819810
19618868860
19628047968
19637307255
19647707700
19656386380
19666216210
19675645640
19684994945
19695165160
19705275270
19714764715
19724544540
19734254196
19744954950
19754774770
19764184180
19774784780
19784424420
19794914865
19805345340
19815335330
19825665615
19835595527
19846816747
19859409400
19861,2621,2575
19871,5981,58810
19881,7981,78711
19891,9501,93218
19902,4242,4159
19912,5912,5910
19923,2063,2060
19934,1074,0998#80 girl name
19944,7614,7565#74 girl name
19955,0445,0395#67 girl name
19966,1396,1336#53 girl name
19977,7407,7319#36 girl name
199810,44210,43111#22 girl name
199911,73711,72017#17 girl name
200012,55512,54015#17 girl name
200113,31813,30414#13 girl name
200216,54516,53015#4 girl name
200322,73822,70137#2 girl name
200421,70121,599102#2 girl name
200520,37020,33436#2 girl name
200619,12919,10722#2 girl name
200718,38218,36121#3 girl name
200818,81418,79915#1 girl name
200917,90017,88119#2 girl name
201017,33917,32217#3 girl name
201118,81018,77733#3 girl name
201220,92220,90220#2 girl name
201320,89420,87618#2 girl name
201420,81120,79912#1 girl name

Want to know about the populiarty of Emma? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 595,546 babies born with the name Emma in the United States. That's more than enough Emmas to occupy the country of Western Sahara with an estimated population of 567,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 2,013 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Emma" was in 2003 with a total of 22,701 babies. (That's a lot of baby Emmas)

According to the 1999 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Emma" ranks #41 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Florida. Imagine that, 347 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 1999. Across the entire United States a total of 11,737 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

What does the name "Emma" mean?

Emma (Latin): Universal

The name "Emma" is of Latin origin and it means "Universal". It's a name commonly given to girls. There are 13 other names that are similar to this one.

E is for endear, all those you touch.

M is for mystery, the part of you that cannot be explained.

M is for mighty, your inner strength.

A is for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.

Your name in reverse order is "Amme". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Maem". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Where is the name Emma popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Emma in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the west? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Emma

Emma Watson

Emma Watson is an actress, model, and activist with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1999 to present. Emma was born in 1990 as Emma Charlotte Duerre Watson in Paris, France.

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Emma Stone

Emma Stone is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Emma was born in 1988 as Emily Jean Stone in Scottsdale, Arizona, U.S.

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Emma Roberts

Emma Roberts is an actress and singer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Emma was born in 1991 as Emma Rose Roberts in Rhinebeck, New York, U.S.

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Emma Thompson

Emma Thompson is an actor, comedian, screenwriter, and author with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1982 to present. Emma was born in 1959 in Paddington, London, England, United Kingdom.

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Emma Rigby

Emma Rigby is an actress and model with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Emma was born in 1989 as Emma Catherine Rigby in St Helens, Merseyside, England, UK.

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Emma Bunton

Emma Bunton is a singer-songwriter, actress, presenter, and fashion designer specializing in pop, dance-pop, and R&B music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1994 to present. Emma was born in 1976 as Emma Lee Bunton in Finchley, London, England.

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Past life for Emma born Jun 18, 1942

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Western Australia approximately on 1325. Your profession was jeweler and watch-maker.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. There is the invisible connection between material and spiritual world. Your lesson - to search, to find and to use this bridge.

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