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Erma

First Name
55k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meanings and Origins

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Origin and Meaning of Erma

"Erma" is a name of Greek origin, and it means "Universal, Whole". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Wiktionary
  1. A female given name, a rare spelling variant of Irma.

Notable Persons Named Erma

Erma Bombeck was a humorist, syndicated columnist, writer, and list of humorists. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1965 to 1996. Erma was given the name Erma Louise Fiste on February 21st, 1927 in Bellbrook, Ohio, U.S. She died on April 22nd, 1996.

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Erma Franklin was a gospel music, rhythm, and blues musician. She plays Human voice. Her career lasted from 1958 to 2002. Erma was given the name Erma Vernice Franklin on March 13th, 1938 in Shelby, Mississippi, U.S. She breathed her last breath on September 7th, 2002.

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Erma Bergmann was a baseball player for the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. Erma was born on June 18th, 1924 in St. Louis. She left this life on September 13th, 2015.

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Erma Elzy-Jones is a television, theatre director, television director, and televisionandtheatre director. She has been prominent since 1985. Erma was born in Los Angeles. Erma is also known as Erma Elzy.

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Erma Perham Proetz was a noteworthy person. Erma was born in 1891. She breathed her last breath in 1944.

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Erma Duricko is a notable individual.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 30 30 0
1881 28 28 0
1882 31 31 0
1883 38 38 0
1884 53 53 0
1885 55 55 0
1886 64 64 0
1887 62 62 0
1888 83 83 0
1889 96 96 0
1890 135 135 0
1891 139 139 0
1892 160 160 0
1893 155 155 0
1894 211 211 0
1895 203 203 0
1896 192 192 0
1897 213 213 0
1898 240 240 0
1899 247 247 0
1900 275 275 0
1901 236 236 0
1902 288 288 0
1903 302 302 0
1904 345 345 0
1905 330 330 0
1906 444 444 0
1907 439 439 0
1908 477 477 0
1909 487 487 0
1910 583 577 6
1911 600 595 5
1912 781 774 7
1913 872 865 7
1914 999 993 6
1915 1,384 1,375 9
1916 1,386 1,378 8
1917 1,436 1,436 0
1918 1,472 1,463 9
1919 1,503 1,498 5
1920 1,541 1,529 12
1921 1,536 1,525 11
1922 1,419 1,411 8
1923 1,396 1,390 6
1924 1,433 1,424 9
1925 1,499 1,490 9
1926 1,485 1,485 0
1927 1,386 1,379 7
1928 1,387 1,382 5
1929 1,246 1,246 0
1930 1,218 1,207 11
1931 1,156 1,151 5
1932 1,179 1,167 12
1933 992 984 8
1934 1,015 1,008 7
1935 942 929 13
1936 847 841 6
1937 834 834 0
1938 791 786 5
1939 802 792 10
1940 740 740 0
1941 726 726 0
1942 762 755 7
1943 718 718 0
1944 649 640 9
1945 600 600 0
1946 602 602 0
1947 608 608 0
1948 622 616 6
1949 551 546 5
1950 544 544 0
1951 495 490 5
1952 458 458 0
1953 418 418 0
1954 412 412 0
1955 356 356 0
1956 307 307 0
1957 359 359 0
1958 303 303 0
1959 269 269 0
1960 242 242 0
1961 242 242 0
1962 215 215 0
1963 185 185 0
1964 220 220 0
1965 151 151 0
1966 146 146 0
1967 94 94 0
1968 116 116 0
1969 107 107 0
1970 83 83 0
1971 79 79 0
1972 86 86 0
1973 66 66 0
1974 60 60 0
1975 68 68 0
1976 56 56 0
1977 49 49 0
1978 48 48 0
1979 44 44 0
1980 53 53 0
1981 43 43 0
1982 42 42 0
1983 38 38 0
1984 37 37 0
1985 37 37 0
1986 40 40 0
1987 38 38 0
1988 30 30 0
1989 30 30 0
1990 27 27 0
1991 30 30 0
1992 24 24 0
1993 33 33 0
1994 24 24 0
1995 19 19 0
1996 22 22 0
1997 22 22 0
1998 18 18 0
1999 10 10 0
2000 23 23 0
2001 16 16 0
2002 22 22 0
2003 20 20 0
2004 25 25 0
2005 18 18 0
2006 26 26 0
2007 25 25 0
2008 26 26 0
2009 11 11 0
2010 13 13 0
2011 13 13 0
2012 19 19 0
2013 17 17 0
2014 20 20 0
2015 25 25 0
2016 12 12 0

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Popularity of Erma as a first name

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Common last names for Erma

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Brown
  • Williams
  • Miller
  • Davis
  • Wilson
  • Taylor
  • Moore
  • Thomas
  • Anderson
  • Clark
  • Harris
  • Thompson
  • Jackson
  • Allen
  • Robinson
  • Martin

Fun Facts about the name Erma

  • How Popular is the name Erma? Erma is the 927th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Erma have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 54,982 babies born with the first name Erma in the United States. That's more than enough people named Erma to occupy the country of Marshall Islands with an estimated population of 54,305 (as of July 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Erma? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 30 new born babies.
  • When was Erma first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Erma is Saturday, May 6th, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Erma born? The highest recorded use of the first name Erma was in 1920 with a total of 1,529 babies. That's a lot of babies named Erma!
  • Random Erma Factoid: According to the 1914 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Erma ranks 63rd in popularity as a baby girl's name in Iowa. Imagine that, 50 babies in Iowa have the same name as you in 1914.
  • Weird things about the name Erma: Your name in reverse order is Amre. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Erma. How do you pronounce that?

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  • Sources:
  • 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).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.