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Popularity
55k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Erma

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Universal, Whole
  • #903 All Time
Girls
Boys

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
188030300
188128280
188231310
188338380
188453530
188555550
188664640
188762620
188883830
188996960
18901351350
18911391390
18921601600
18931551550
18942112110
18952032030
18961921920
18972132130
18982402400
18992472470
19002752750
19012362360
19022882880
19033023020
19043453450
19053303300
19064444440
19074394390
19084774770
19094874870
19105835776
19115995945
19127817747
19138728657
19149989926
19151,3841,3759
19161,3861,3788
19171,4371,4370
19181,4711,4629
19191,5031,4985
19201,5411,52912
19211,5361,52511
19221,4191,4118
19231,3961,3906
19241,4331,4249
19251,4991,4909
19261,4851,4850
19271,3871,3807
19281,3871,3825
19291,2461,2460
19301,2171,20611
19311,1561,1515
19321,1781,16612
19339929848
19341,0151,0087
193594292913
19368478416
19378348340
19387917865
193980179110
19407407400
19417267260
19427617547
19437187180
19446496409
19456006000
19466026020
19476096090
19486216156
19495525475
19505435430
19514964915
19524574570
19534174170
19544134130
19553563560
19563073070
19573603600
19583023020
19592692690
19602422420
19612422420
19622162160
19631841840
19642202200
19651511510
19661461460
196794940
19681161160
19691071070
197083830
197179790
197286860
197366660
197460600
197568680
197656560
197749490
197848480
197944440
198053530
198143430
198242420
198337370
198437370
198537370
198640400
198738380
198830300
198930300
199027270
199130300
199224240
199332320
199424240
199519190
199620200
199721210
199818180
1999990
200022220
200116160
200222220
200320200
200425250
200518180
200624240
200725250
200826260
200911110
201013130
201113130
201219190
201317170
201419190

Want to know about the populiarty of Erma? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 54,930 babies born with the name Erma in the United States. That's more than enough Ermas to occupy the country of Marshall Islands with an estimated population of 54,305 (as of July 1, 2010). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 30 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Erma" was in 1920 with a total of 1,529 babies. (That's a lot of baby Ermas)

According to the 1911 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Erma" ranks #100 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Michigan. Imagine that, 22 babies in Michigan have the same name as you in 1911. Across the entire United States a total of 599 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

What does the name "Erma" mean?

Erma (Greek): Universal, Whole

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

E is for exquisite, who could argue?

R is for romp, you know how to have fun!

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

A is for altruism, the unselfish you.

Your name in reverse order is "Amre". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Earm". 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 Erma popular?



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

Celebrities named Erma

Erma Bombeck

Erma Bombeck is a humorist, syndicated columnist, and writer. Erma was born in 1927 as Erma Louise Fiste in Bellbrook, Ohio, U.S.

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Past life for Erma born Nov 9, 1976

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 Ontario approximately on 950. Your profession was entertainer, musician, poet, and temple-dancer.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.

Name poster for Erma

Name poster for Erma(click to save the high quality version)

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