Emma Name Meaning & Origin

Emma

Pronunciation: EH-mə (key)

Origin of the name Emma:

Variant of the Germanic Erma, which originated as a short form of any of the various names containing the element erm(en) or irm(en) (strength).

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Meanings and history of the name Emma

All-containing; universal; complete
Meaning: strength
Origin: German

Famous real-life people named Emma

Emma Blackery, YouTuber
Emma Bolger, Irish Actress
Emma Caulfield, American Actress
Emma Heming-Willis, model and wife of actor Bruce Willis
Emma Lazarus, American Poet
Emma Rigby, English Actress
Emma Roberts, American actress
Emma Stone, American Actress
Emma Thompson, English actress
Emma Bunton, British singer, aka Baby Spice of the Spice Girls
Emma Watson, British Actress (Hermione Granger)

Emma in song, story & screen

Emma Swan, character in Once Upon a Time
"For Emma, Forever Ago" by Bon Iver
"Emma", Jane Austen novel, from which the movie Clueless is based on
"Emma Rose," song by Kate Wolf
"Emma," song by Hot Chocolate
"Emma", song by Alkaline Trio
Emma Bovary, title character in Gustave Flaubert's "Madame Bovary"
Emma Peel, main character and mod style icon from TV adventure series "The Avengers" (played by Diana Rigg)
Emma Geller-Green: Ross and Rachel's daughter on the TV show Friends
Emma, a 1996 movie directed by Douglas McGrath
Emma (Emmy) Schmaltz, owner and operator of a boarding house in the Moon Mullins comic, who married Lord Plushbottom and became Emmy Plushbottom
Emma Nelson: character from the TV show 'Degrassi: The Next Generation'
"Big Leg Emma" a song by Frank Zappa
Emma Pillsbury, from the Fox show Glee
Emma Skye, the Ace Attorney Series
Emma, a fictional Tonkinese kitty character in the story Adventure Wonders
Emma Hawthorne, one of the main characters in "The Mother-Daughter Book Club"
Emma Nelson, main character in "The Future of Us" by Jay Asher and Carolyn Mackler
Emma Carstairs, main character in The Dark Artifices series by Cassandra Clare
Emma Duval, main character in the MTV TV Series "Scream"
Emma Frost from the X-Men comics
Emma Bloom, feisty fire-fingered peculiar child in "Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children" and following books "Hollow City" and "Library of Souls".

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