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Emma

The name of many a great literary heroines, Jane Austen’s among them, Emma means “universal.” Its meaning is fitting these days, too; Emma has landed in the top of the lists for several years running. While it’s definitely not uncommon, it is charming and classic (rather than trendy).

Origin

Syllables

2

International Variations

Ema

Themes

Literary

Alternate Spellings

Ema

Famous Namesakes

Actress Emma Stone, Actress Emma Watsom, Actress Emma Thompson, Poet Emma Lazarus

Celebrity Babies

Daughter of Kristi Yamaguchi, Daughter of Julie Andrews and Tony Walton, Daughter of Christine Lahti, Daughter of Eric Roberts, Daughter of Wayne Gretzky and Janet Jones

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