Emma
Origin/Usage
Germanic
Pronunciation
EM-ə
Meaning
Universal woman
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Emma originates in Germanic languages and means "universal woman". Recently, Emma has been one of the most popular feminine given names in the United States, Europe and New Zealand. It was the name of several queens throughout history and also the name of Jane Austen's famous novel, later on made into many films. More recently, it was popularized by the British actress and screenwriter Emma Thompson.

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Famous Emmas

Emma Caulfield - actress
Emma Churchill - founder of the Salvation Army in Newfoundland
Emma Darwin - wife of Charles Darwin
Emma Lazarus - poet
Emma Samms - English actress
Emma Thomson - actress
Emma Watson - English actress
Emma Lung - actress
Emma Miles - published author
Emma Miles - published author
Emma Page - writer
Emma Peters - actress
Emma Stone - actress

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