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Popularity
596k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Emma

Gender: Girl. Ranked #94 most popular

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 electric, a sparkling trait!

M is for mild, your mild and gentle way.

M is for mighty, your inner strength.

A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.

Your name in reverse order is "Amme". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Emma". 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.

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



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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 2006 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Emma" ranks #3 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Mississippi. Imagine that, 183 babies in Mississippi have the same name as you in 2006. Across the entire United States a total of 19,129 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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 south? 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 their 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 their 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 their 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, author, and activist with the most prominent portion of their 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 their 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 with the most prominent portion of their 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 Apr 29, 1996

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern Japan approximately on 1275. Your profession was jeweler and watch-maker.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. Your lesson - to learn discretion and reason and then teach others to do that. Your life will be happier, when you help those who lack reasoning.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

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