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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Girl. Ranked #903 most popular

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 enjoy, your life can be fun!

R is for relax, you know how!

M is for mirth, your laughter.

A is for absolute, for you know your mind.

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


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 1933 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Erma" is not a popular baby girl's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 43 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 1933. Across the entire United States a total of only 992 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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 west? 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.


Past life for Erma born Jun 28, 1983

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 Alaska approximately on 1350. Your profession was librarian, priest, and keeper of tribal relics.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.

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

The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.