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Emmie is a baby girl’s name of English origin. It is a diminutive of Emily (meaning “rival”) and Emma (meaning “universal, whole”). Emmie is a vintage classic name popular in the first decades of the 20th-century. It returned to popularity in 2015 as an alternative to the wildly popular Emma.

Meaning and Origin of the Name Emmie:

Emmie is an English baby girl’s name that is a diminutive of both Emma and Emily. It means “whole, universal” or “rival”. The name is a popular alternative to both names, which remain popular as of 2022.

Symbolism of the Name Emmie:

Emmie has a namesake in two flowers: the Purple Lace Emmy and the Wild Emmy Rose. The first is a type of evergreen shrub with purple and white flowers. The latter is a deep pink loose bloom wild rose.

Nicknames for the Name Emmie:

Emmie is itself sometimes used as a nickname, but as a given name there are plenty of ways to derive additional nicknames from it. Here are our picks for the best Emmie nicknames:

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Gender of the Name Emmie:

Emmie is a girl's name.

Pronunciation of the Name Emmie:


Number of Syllables in the Name Emmie:


Emotion Evoked From the Name Emmie:

Emmie evokes feelings of good nature and integrity.

Alternative Spellings for the Name Emmie:

Emmy, Emie, Emy, Emi, Emmi, Emie

Popularity of the Name Emmie:

According to the Social Security Administration, Emmie is a popular baby girl’s name. Emmie was on the top 1,000 baby names list from 1900 to 1935, returning to the list many years later in 2015. It peaked at #468 in 1902. As of 2022, Emmie ranks at number 736.

Great Middle Names for the Name Emmie and Their Meanings:

Famous People with the Name Emmie:

  • Emmie Owen (English operatic soprano)
  • Emmie Takomana Chanika (Malawian human rights activist)
  • Emma Sarah “Emmie” Morton Smith (English singer-songwriter)
  • Emmie Tillett (English classical music manager)
  • EmmieGaines (daughter of American reality stars Chip and Joanna Gaines)
  • Emmie (television, “Doc McStuffins”)
  • Emmie Blue (literature, “Dear Emmie Blue” by Lia Louis)
  • Emmie (literature, “The Trials of Apollo” series by Rick Riordan)
  • Emmie (video game, “Project 1999”)
  • Emmie (opera, “Albert Herring” by Benjamin Britten
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