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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 of the name Emmie:

English: universal, whole, rival

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”.

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.

Style of the name Emmie:

traditional

Gender of the name Emmie:

Emmie is a girl's name.

Pronunciation of the name Emmie:

EHM-ee

Number of syllables in the name Emmie:

two

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

Nicknames for the name Emmie:

Popularity of the name Emmie:

According to the Social Security Administration, Emmie is a popular baby girl’s name. Emmie was in the top 1000 baby names list from 1900 to 1935 and returned to the list in 2015 through 2020. It peaked at #468 in 1902.

Related names for the name Emmie:

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 in popular culture:

  • 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