What does and what is the origin of the first name Emma or Ema

Are you looking for a name for your child? Is your name Emma (Ema) or know someone with that first name? You simply want to know the origin and meaning of this first name? This article is there for that. The name Emma or Ema is in the top of the most used names in 2010 and 2011.


Origin and meaning of first name Emma or Ema


There are two origins of the first name Emma:

- A first coming from the reduction of the first name Emmanuel. It comes from the Hebrew "imm-el" which means "God is with us".

- A second coming from the Germanic ermin which means "the omnipotence".

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