Meaning:All encompassing


Pronunciation:EM muh

Variations:Emie, Emmie, Emmy, Ema

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About Emma

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Emma is an eternally lovely name that sounds timeless and elegant. This name is perfect for parents looking for something that will stand the test of time.

Detailed Meaning

Originally a Frankish name, Emma was first used as a short form of names such as Ermintrude.

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 Emma include: Em or Emie/Emmie/Emmy.

Related Names

Emma can also be spelt Ema. 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.”

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