Meaning:entire or universal
Emma is a girl's given name of German origin that originally denoted names beginning with "ermen." This elegant name means "whole" or "universe," which is fitting, seeing as baby will undoubtedly be the center of your world! Emma has royal roots and for centuries it was synonymous with regal figures such as Emma of Normandy. From Jane Austen's smart and savvy heroine in Emma to Emmas Thompson, Stone, and Watson, this is a timeless choice for strong-willed and confident women!

Famous People Named Emma

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  • Emma Bunton
  • Emma Lazarus
  • Emma Watson
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