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Emme is a beautiful modern baby name for girls. Contemporary in composition, Emme retains a classic elegance that makes it popular among celebrities and public figures. Emme Dawson was the name of a character in the Hunters series, and Emme Lowell is also a character in the Nip/Tuck series. Keep reading to learn more about this baby name.

Meaning of the name Emme:

Old Germanic: Whole, universal, entire
Old French: Work, industriousness
Old Latin: Rival

Origin of the name Emme:

Emme is a modern baby name with several possible origins. For many families, Emme is a diminutive of Emerson. As an English surname that means “son of Emery,” Emerson ultimately derived from the Germanic patronymic name Emmerich. This name combined the element ermen (meaning “whole” or “universal”) with the suffix ric (meaning “ruler”). The name Emme drops the suffix and therefore means “whole,” “universal,” or “entire.”

Alternatively, Emme is the short form of Emmeline. This beautiful name is the French version of Amelina. The name derived from the ancient elements amel or amal (meaning “work,” “industriousness,” or “labor”). Finally, Emme is a rare diminutive of Emily. This name is the feminine form of Emil and descends from the Roman family name Aemilius. The Roman name ultimately derived from the Latin word aemulus meaning (meaning “rival”).

Symbolism of the name Emme:

Emme originates from the Old Germanic element ermen (meaning “whole,” “universal,” or “entire”). In global culture, the symbol of universal rule is the infinity loop.

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Gender of the name Emme:

Emme is a girl's name.

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Emotion evoked from the name Emme:

The name Emme evokes feelings of calm and completeness.

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Popularity of the name Emme:

According to the Social Security Administration index, Emme was the 1,602nd most popular baby name for girls in 2020.

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Great middle names for Emme and their meanings:

  • Albany (fair, white)
  • Beatrice (voyager, traveler, blessed, happy)
  • Brooklyn (marshland lake)
  • Clio (glory)
  • Diane (divine, heavenly)
  • Freda (peaceful)
  • Gisele (pledge)
  • Ivory (white tusk)
  • Leighton (meadow settlement)
  • Lotus (water lily)
  • Oaklyn (oak tree lake)
  • Santana (gracious saint)
  • Shekinah (dwelling of God)
  • Yasmine (jasmine flower)

Famous people with the name Emme:

  • Emme Burwell (daughter of television personalities Victoria Recano and Tom Burwell)
  • Emme Garfield (actress)
  • Emme Gerhard (photographer)
  • EmmeMuñiz (daughter of actress Jennifer Lopez and singer Marc Anthony Muñiz)
  • Emme Marcy Rylan (actress)
  • Emme Wong Yee-Man (singer)

Emme in popular culture:

  • Emme Burns (character in the Man with a Plan series)
  • Emme Connelly (character in Take a Bow by Elizabeth Eulberg)
  • Emme Dawson (character in the Hunters series)
  • Emme Lowell (character in the Nip/Tuck series)
  • Emme River (waterway in Bern, Switzerland)
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