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Emogene is a stunning baby name for girls. With its unique association with both Celtic and Greek legends, Emogene has an ethereal tone that made it highly popular during the first half of the 20th century. Emogene Burgess is the name of a character in the Halo series, and Emogene Cabot was a character in the Fallout series. Keep reading to learn more about this name.

Meaning of the name Emogene:

Irish-Celtic: Maiden, young girl
Greek: Beloved child

Origin of the name Emogene:

Emogene is an alternative spelling of Imogene. This name has two possible origins. First, it may derive from the Irish-Celtic word inghean (meaning “maiden” or “young girl”). This word produced the given name Innogen and eventually evolved into Imogen and Imogene. Alternatively, Imogene may derive from the Greek words inno (meaning “beloved” and gen (meaning “child”).

Symbolism of the name Emogene:

Emogene is a spelling variation of Imogene (meaning “maiden” or “beloved”). According to Celtic legend, Queen Innogen was the wife of King Brutus and the mother of several rulers of the British Isles. The symbol of Queen Imogen was the sword.

Style of the name Emogene:

Classic

Gender of the name Emogene:

Emogene is a girl's name.

Pronunciation of the name Emogene:

EHM-ə-jehn

Number of syllables in the name Emogene:

Three

Emotion evoked from the name Emogene:

The name Emogene evokes feelings of energy and elegance.

Alternative spellings for the name Emogene:

Nicknames for the name Emogene:

  • Emo
  • Emoji
  • Gen
  • Genie
  • Gene 

Popularity of the name Emogene:

According to the Social Security Administration index, Emogene was the 13,321st most popular baby name for girls in 2020.

Related names for the name Emogene:

Great middle names for Emogene and their meanings:

  • Ariana (most holy)
  • Belle (beautiful)
  • Cara (beloved, darling, dear, friend)
  • Daphne (laurel tree)
  • Flora (flower)
  • Joelle (the Lord is God)
  • Margaux (pearl)
  • Melanie (dark)
  • Raven (black songbird)
  • Shannon (wise river)
  • Shelley (riverbank clearing)
  • Theia (goddess)
  • Zoe (life)

Famous people with the name Emogene:

  • Emogene Chapman (artist)
  • Emogene Augusta Creque (politician)
  • Emogene Clare Cronnell (television personality)
  • Emogene Troyetta Nelson (entrepreneur)
  • Emogene Dickey Nutt (writer)
  • Emogene ‘Chie' Torrente (visual effects artist)

Emogene in popular culture:

  • Emogene Burgess (character in the Halo series)
  • Emogene Cabot (character in the Fallout series)
  • Emogene Dorsey (character in the Wasteland series)