US Popularity:1011
Other Origin(s):German
Meaning:Powerful, strong, whole, exalted; Rival, equal
Emmy is a feminine name of Latin and German origins. Often regarded as an affectionate nickname for Emmas and Emilys, it may come as no surprise that Emmy means "powerful," "strong," "whole," "exalted," "rival," and "equal." For most, however, the name conjures images of award shows and superstar elites. Associated with first prizes and endearing tokens, this title is sure to remind baby that they are a cherished gift adored by many.

Emmy Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Emmy is currently #1173 on The Bump
Girl:Emmy is currently #853 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Emmy is currently #1011 in U.S. births
Girl:Emmy is currently #505 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 2
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • Name Doctor, Emmy

  • Name Doctor, Emma

  • Name Doctor, Emily

  • Behind the Name, Emil, November 2020

  • Behind the Name, Emmy, June 2019

  • Online Etymology Dictionary, Emmy, September 2017

  • iGENEA, Aemilius

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