Rank 2nd Girl Name ๐Ÿ”ฅ Popular

In 2022, the name Emma was 2nd most popular baby name for girls and 5th most popular baby name overall. In 2022, 14,450 babies were named Emma in the United States.

In 2022, 1 out of every 233 babies in the United States were named Emma. In a classroom of 30 students, there is approximately a 12.1% chance that another student would have the same name. Today, the average age of someone named Emma is around 17 to 19 years old.

The name "Emma" is extremely common ๐Ÿ”ฅ

The most common nickname for Emma is Em.

Emma Meaning & Origin

The name Emma, of German origin, beautifully means "whole" or "universal," often resonating with harmony, completeness, and a powerful feminine spirit.

The name Emma is described as charming, intelligent and resilient.


Emma is pronounced eh-mah in English. The name Emma has 4 letters and 2 syllables.

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Name Trends (1972 to Present)

The yellow line indicates overall rank of the name. The pink and blue area indicates the total number of girls and boys named "Emma".

Fun Facts about Emma

  • The name Emma is a palindrome, which means it reads the same backwards and forwards.

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