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Baby name Emmeline


Emmeline is a cute baby girl name that was used in France prior to the Middle Ages. It became popularized in England during Medieval times, not becoming popular in America until the last decade. Currently, for instance, it is a top 900 name.

Meaning of the Name Emmeline

Emmeline is an Old French baby name that comes from the Old Germanic name Amelina. This name, ultimately, comes from the German word “amal.” It was during the Norman Invasion that the French brought the name to the English, becoming popular in the country in the Middle Ages.

Emmeline comes from the German word “amal.” This word literally translates to “work,” which is also what Amelina and Emmeline mean.

baby name Emmeline


Nicknames for Emmeline

Emmeline is a cute and sweet name. It is dainty and even a bit rugged but can be lightened up with a fun and bubbly nickname. If you're looking for some inspiration or just need a little extra help, we've compiled a list of possible options when it comes to nicknaming the Emmeline in your life.

Emmeline Name Details

Style: Traditional

Gender: Emmeline is traditionally considered to be a girls name.

Pronunciation: EHM-uh-leen or EHM-uh-lien

Syllables: Three

Alternative Spelling for Emmeline

  • Emmiline
  • Emiline
  • Emmaline 
  • Emaline
  • Emmelline
  • Emmalline

Emmeline Name Popularity

Emmeline has been popular in Europe for hundreds of years. It became a top 1,000 name in America in 2014 at rank 899. It went to the top 800 list from 2016 to 2019. In 2020, however, Emmeline become rank 873.

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Great Middle Names for Emmeline and Their Meanings

Famous People Named Emmeline

  • Emmeline Vance (character from “Harry Potter”)
  • Emmeline (character from “Uncle Tom's Cabin”)
  • Emmeline Hartford (character from “The House at Riverton”)
  • Emmeline Mosher (character from “Emmeline”)
  • Emmeline Harris (character from “Anne of Green Gables”)
  • Emmeline March (character from “The Thirteenth Tale”)
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