Meaning:all encompassing


Pronunciation:eh ma

Variations:-Coming Soon-

Browse names by first letter:


About Ema

Go back to names list

Ema is the cooler and hipper version of the elegant Emma, but still a very good name choice for a baby girl.

Detailed Meaning

Ema is a variation of the feminine name Emma. The name Emma came about as a short form for Old German names that started ‘ermen’ which means ‘All Encompassing’, such as Ermyntrude. Emma is one of the most popular girls names in Britain and Ema has probably been developed to give a new originality to the name.

Famous People With This Name

Emma Thompson is a well-known British actress, famous for her roles in “Sense and Sensibility” and “Love Actually.” Emma Stone is an American actress who was recently seen in the award-winning musical film, “La La Land.” Emma Watson is a British actress best known for playing Hermione Granger in the “Harry Potter” films.

Possible Nicknames

Nicknames for Ema include: Em or Emie/Emmie/Emmy.

Related Names

Em can also be spelt Emma. Related names include Emie, Emmie, and Emmy, all of which are names within themselves.

Stories Featuring This Name

Emma Woodhouse is the main character of Jane Austen’s novel, “Emma.” Emma Geller-Green is the daughter of Ross and Rachel on “FRIENDS.” Emma Bovary is protagonist of Gustave Flaubert’s novel, “Madam Bovary.”

You might also be interested in:

Similar names that end with 'A':

Looking for middle name? How about:

Top 10 names also beginning with 'E':

Name Gender Rank Meaning
Name Gender Rank Meaning
Emily Girl 5 One who excels Facts
Ella Girl 9 All bright Facts
Evie Girl 16 Life Facts
Evelyn Girl 19 Bird Facts
Elsie Girl 22 Promised by God Facts
Edward Boy 24 Guardian of prosperity Facts
Ethan Boy 25 Firm; long-lived Facts
Eva Girl 33 Living Facts
Emilia Girl 34 One who excels Facts
Esme Girl 38 Respected Facts

Check out our great content

Follow Us on Social

Make an Account With Us!

Make a BabyNames.co.uk account to save your favourite names

Get our book