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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ema

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Wiktionary

From Japanese 絵馬 (ema).

  1. A wooden plaque bearing a prayer or wish, left hanging at a Shinto shrine.

ema was also found in the following language(s): Catalan, Esperanto, Estonian, Japanese, Portuguese, Swahili, and Tetum

Notable Persons Named Ema

Emika is a dubstep, trip hop, experimental music, electronica, techno, and pop music musician. She has been prominent since 2009. Emika was given the name Ema Jolly on January 8th, 1986 in Milton Keynes, England. Emika is also known as Jolly and Ema.

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EMA is a post-industrial music and noise rock musician. She plays Vocals, guitar, electronics, and bass. She was most prominent from 2006 to present. EMA was given the name Erika Michelle Anderson on April 2nd, 1982 in South Dakota, United States. EMA is also known as EMA.

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Ema Kogure is a voice actor.

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Ema Tōyama is a comics creator.

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Ema Shah is an arabic music, eastern music, classical music from western culture, music of asia, and western culture singer, musician, composer, dancer, pianist, guitarist, writer, puppeteer, theatrical actress, theater director, and singing. She plays Piano and guitar. Ema was born on June 7th, 1981.

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Ema was born on July 2nd, 1998 in Kranj, Slovenia.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Ema

EMA is a post-industrial music and noise rock musician. She plays Vocals, guitar, electronics, and bass. She was most prominent from 2006 to present. EMA was given the name Erika Michelle Anderson on April 2nd, 1982 in South Dakota, United States. EMA is also known as EMA.

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Marcos Rodríguez Ema is a Puerto Rico Chief of Staff.

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How popular is the baby name Ema in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1883 8 8 0
1884 6 6 0
1885 5 5 0
1887 10 10 0
1889 8 8 0
1890 7 7 0
1895 9 9 0
1896 6 6 0
1897 8 8 0
1898 7 7 0
1899 6 6 0
1900 5 5 0
1902 9 9 0
1903 5 5 0
1904 9 9 0
1909 6 6 0
1910 10 10 0
1911 6 6 0
1912 7 7 0
1913 7 7 0
1914 14 14 0
1915 22 22 0
1916 17 17 0
1917 14 14 0
1918 12 12 0
1919 18 18 0
1920 21 21 0
1921 11 11 0
1922 31 31 0
1923 30 30 0
1924 16 16 0
1925 18 18 0
1926 21 21 0
1927 28 28 0
1928 28 28 0
1929 26 26 0
1930 22 22 0
1931 24 24 0
1932 18 18 0
1933 18 18 0
1934 20 20 0
1935 15 15 0
1936 9 9 0
1937 13 13 0
1938 10 10 0
1939 11 11 0
1940 10 10 0
1941 8 8 0
1942 11 11 0
1943 7 7 0
1944 8 8 0
1945 8 8 0
1946 16 16 0
1947 9 9 0
1948 7 7 0
1949 9 9 0
1950 12 12 0
1951 7 7 0
1952 5 5 0
1953 13 13 0
1954 7 7 0
1955 6 6 0
1956 6 6 0
1957 5 5 0
1958 7 7 0
1959 6 6 0
1960 6 6 0
1961 9 9 0
1963 6 6 0
1964 10 10 0
1965 5 5 0
1967 5 5 0
1968 6 6 0
1969 8 8 0
1970 8 8 0
1972 11 11 0
1973 11 11 0
1974 16 16 0
1975 19 19 0
1976 15 15 0
1977 7 7 0
1978 10 10 0
1979 17 17 0
1980 11 11 0
1981 15 15 0
1982 15 15 0
1983 15 15 0
1984 13 13 0
1985 18 18 0
1986 13 13 0
1987 9 9 0
1988 23 23 0
1989 16 16 0
1990 17 17 0
1991 18 18 0
1992 20 20 0
1993 24 24 0
1994 38 38 0
1995 36 36 0
1996 28 28 0
1997 29 29 0
1998 47 47 0
1999 44 44 0
2000 50 50 0
2001 58 58 0
2002 81 81 0
2003 125 125 0
2004 134 134 0
2005 133 133 0
2006 152 152 0
2007 136 136 0
2008 153 153 0
2009 148 148 0
2010 134 134 0
2011 161 161 0
2012 136 136 0
2013 137 137 0
2014 145 145 0
2015 155 155 0
2016 151 151 0
2017 129 129 0

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Popularity of Ema as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Ema

  • How Popular is the name Ema? Ema is the 4,554th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Ema have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,734 babies born with the first name Ema in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ema to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ema? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1883 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Ema first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ema is Wednesday, January 19th, 1870.
  • What year had the most people named Ema born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ema was in 2011 with a total of 161 babies.
  • Random Ema Factoid: According to the 1993 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ema is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 9 babies in California have the same name as you in 1993.
  • Weird things about the name Ema: Your name in reverse order is Ame. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Mea. How do you pronounce that?

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