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

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Origin and Meaning of Emm

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Alt. Meaning

E is for exotic, no lack of spirit here!

M is for munificent, for you are extremely liberal in giving.

M is for mild, your mild and gentle way.

Notable Persons Named Emm

Emm Gryner is a pop music and alternative rock singer-songwriter. She plays Vocals, keyboard instruments, and Keyboard instrument. Emm was born on June 8th, 1975 in Sarnia.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Emm

Richard Dawson was an actor, comedian, game show host, and panelist. His career lasted from 1960 to 1995. Richard was given the name Colin Lionel Emm on November 20th, 1932 in Gosport, Hampshire, England. He died on June 2nd, 2012.


Eric Emm is a musical artist.


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Popularity of Emm as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Emm U.S.
  White 85.15% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 9.70% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.42% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.52% 16.26%

Of Last Name Emm

People with the last name Emm are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Emm

  • How Popular is the name Emm? As a last name Emm was the 60,960th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Emm first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Emm is Thursday, March 7th, 1878.
  • How unique is the name Emm? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Emm. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Emm: Your name in reverse order is Mme. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Mme. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Emm? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 330 people with the last name Emm.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Emm? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Emm as their last name since less than 1 person in 909k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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