US Popularity:2652
Other Origin(s):Japanese, Portuguese, Slavic, Spanish
Meaning:Whole, universal
A slick, modern variation of the German Emma, Ema is a feminine name boasting a major cool factor. Originating from the Old German element ermen, Ema means "whole," "entire," or “universal,” hinting at baby’s all-encompassing, unbridled potential. While this name is a shortened version of the universally loved name Emma, you can be sure that it still holds a lot of power in its own right. Interestingly, this particular spelling of Ema is used in several languages, including Spanish, Portuguese, and certain Slavic languages. Ema also has Japanese roots, meaning “favor,” “bay,” “flourish,” and “truth,” just to name a few of its possible kanji translations. You might also recognize this name from the likes of American actress Ema Horvath or the Chilean film Ema.

Ema Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Ema is currently #2366 on The Bump
Girl:Ema is currently #1642 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Ema is currently #2652 in U.S. births
Girl:Ema is currently #1430 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 79
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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