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Origin and Meaning of Emmah

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Alt. Meaning

E is for endear, all those you touch.

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

M is for melody, the song of life.

A is for activities, for you have many.

H is for hardy, can't keep you down!

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1998 9 9 0
1999 9 9 0
2000 19 19 0
2001 17 17 0
2002 30 30 0
2003 41 41 0
2004 50 50 0
2005 57 57 0
2006 53 53 0
2007 55 55 0
2008 78 78 0
2009 55 55 0
2010 60 60 0
2011 53 53 0
2012 56 56 0
2013 54 54 0
2014 40 40 0
2015 57 57 0
2016 34 34 0
2017 24 24 0

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Popularity of Emmah as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Emmah

  • How Popular is the name Emmah? Emmah is the 11,698th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Emmah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 851 babies born with the first name Emmah in the United States. That's more than enough people named Emmah to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Emmah? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1998 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Emmah first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Emmah is Sunday, September 12th, 1897.
  • What year had the most people named Emmah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Emmah was in 2008 with a total of 78 babies.
  • Random Emmah Factoid: According to the 2011 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Emmah is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 2011.
  • Weird things about the name Emmah: Your name in reverse order is Hamme. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Meamh. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Emmah born Apr 30, 1947

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Central Russia approximately on 1650. Your profession was warrior, hunter, fisherman, and executor of sacrifices.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. Your lesson - to conquer jealousy and anger in yourself and then in those, who will select you as their guide. You should understand that these weaknesses are caused by fear and self-regret.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).