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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Emerita

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From the Latin ēmerita, the feminine singular form of ēmeritus.

From the Latin ēmerita, a substantive use of the neuter plural form of ēmeritus.

  1. plural of emeritum

    emerita was also found in the following language(s): Finnish, Italian, and Latin

    Notable Persons With the Last Name Emerita

    They died in 259.


    Common last names for Emerita

    • Rodriguez
    • Rivera
    • Gonzalez
    • Torres
    • Reyes
    • Fernandez
    • Diaz

    Fun Facts about the name Emerita

    • How Popular is the name Emerita? Emerita is the 31,606th most popular name of all time.
    • How many people with the first name Emerita have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 142 babies born with the first name Emerita in the United States. That's more than enough people named Emerita to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
    • What year were 5 or more babies first named Emerita? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1919 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
    • When was Emerita first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Emerita is Friday, December 24th, 1880.
    • What year had the most people named Emerita born? The highest recorded use of the first name Emerita was in 1982 with a total of 11 babies.
    • Random Emerita Factoid: According to the 1982 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Emerita is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 1982.
    • Weird things about the name Emerita: Your name in reverse order is Atireme. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eeiratm. How do you pronounce that?

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    • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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