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Emma Name Information

What Does Emma mean? As this eMedTV Web page explains, Emma means "Universal, nurse." This page also highlights other information related to the name Emma.

Emma is also a boy name. Click here for information on the boy name Emma.

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Meanings and Variations

Emma is from Old German meaning Universal, nurse.
Alternates for Emma include: Em, Ema, Emelina, Erne-line, Emelyne, Emmaline, Emmalyn, Emmalynn, Em-malynne, and Emmi
See Also: Emily
Some forms of Emma are: Emily
Emma is associated with these categories: Popular, and Old Fashioned
Famous people named Emma
Emma Thompson, Actress
Famous Children Named Emma
Given name: Emma Jean
Father: Shannon Kelley
Mother: Mary Lou Retton, Olympic Gymnast

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