Baby name Emma
Description: Originally a Frankish name, Emma is a short form of names including Ermintrude, where ‘erm’ means ‘entire’. Introduced to England by the Normans, the name grew in popularity thanks to it being the name of Edward the Confessor’s mother. Existed in moderation in the 20th century, until the 1970s, since which it has continued to grow in visibility. Namesakes include Emma Bunton (singer). Other references include Jane Austen novel ‘Emma’, and a large asteroid discovered in 1899.
Statistics for Emma
From 1996 to 2015 the name 'Emma' was given to 43.026 Girls, representing 0,72% of the total 5.943.365 Girls registered since 1996.
Registrations by Year of name 'Emma'
This chart shows the registrations of name 'Emma' in England and Wales per year since 1996
It is possible to see that the registrations name 'Emma' varied from 1.017 to 4.232 per year.
Rank Popularity by Year of name 'Emma'
This chart shows the popularity of name 'Emma' in England and Wales per year since 1996
It is possible to see that name 'Emma' varied from rank 13 to 60.