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Emmaline is an alternative way to spell the name Emmeline, and it's related to popular monikers like Emma, Emily and Emmalyn. While Emmeline is the more popular choice, Emmaline remains a top 1,000 baby name for girls in the United States. It comes with a variety of cute nicknames, and it pairs well with a variety of middle names, including all styles and numbers of syllables.

Meaning of the name Emmaline:

German: Work

Origin of the name Emmaline:

Emmaline is an alternative spelling of the name Emmeline. While it is derived from the German word “amal,” it was brought to England by the French.

Symbolism of the name Emmaline:

The baby name Emmaline doesn't have any specific symbolism. However, since the name means “work, new parents may see it as a symbol for someone who will become a hard worker.

Style of the name Emmaline:

Modern

Gender of the name Emmaline:

Emmaline is a girl's name.

Pronunciation of the name Emmaline:

EM-uh-leen or EM-uh-line

Number of syllables in the name Emmaline:

Three

Emotion evoked from the name Emmaline:

The baby name Emmaline evokes images of someone who is polite and industrious.

Alternative spellings for the name Emmaline:

Nicknames for the name Emmaline:

Popularity of the name Emmaline:

Emmaline first made the list of the top 1,000 baby names for girls in the United States in 1911, reappeared in 1915 and didn't appear again until 2012. As of 2020, it ranked at number 965, according to the Social Security Administration.

Related names for the name Emmaline:

Great middle names for Emmaline and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Emmaline:

  • Emmaline Henry (actress)
  • Anna Emmaline McDoulet aka “Cattle Annie” (Old West outlaw)

Emmalines in popular culture:

  • Emmaline Burden (character in the book “My Antonia”)
  • Emmaline (character in the book “Bed of Roses”)