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

Erma

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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 1,437 1,437 0
1918 1,471 1,462 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 1,217 1,206 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 801 791 10
1940 740 740 0
1941 726 726 0
1942 761 754 7
1943 718 718 0
1944 649 640 9
1945 600 600 0
1946 603 603 0
1947 608 608 0
1948 621 615 6
1949 552 547 5
1950 544 544 0
1951 495 490 5
1952 457 457 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 216 216 0
1963 184 184 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 32 32 0
1994 24 24 0
1995 19 19 0
1996 21 21 0
1997 21 21 0
1998 18 18 0
1999 10 10 0
2000 22 22 0
2001 16 16 0
2002 22 22 0
2003 20 20 0
2004 25 25 0
2005 18 18 0
2006 25 25 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

Fun Facts about the name Erma

  • How many people with the first name Erma have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 54,962 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 1917 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Erma ranks 93rd in popularity as a baby girl's name in West Virginia. Imagine that, 44 babies in West Virginia have the same name as you in 1917.
  • 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 Mare. How do you pronounce that?
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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

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Erma" mean? The list below shows the origins of Erma as well as things modernly associated with the name Erma such as celebrities named Erma.

Greek

Origin and Meaning of Erma

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

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

Erma Bombeck

Erma Bombeck is a humorist, syndicated columnist, and writer. Erma was born in 1927 as Erma Louise Fiste in Bellbrook, Ohio, U.S.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Erma

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Erma Brandon Santiago
Erma Franklin

What does the name Erma mean?

Eis for enchant, for enchant you will.

Ris for radiant, it's your personality!

Mis for marvelous, which is how others see you

Ais for appreciative, of all you have

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