Emma is a girl's name of Germanic origin meaning 'she who is strong'. The name of your daughter is used throughout the world with hardly any variations and it is one of the names most liked by parents and girls because of the warmth and tenderness that their pronunciation gives off. Emma finds a var
Emma is a girl's name of Germanic origin meaning 'she who is strong'. The name of your daughter is used throughout the world with hardly any variations and it is one of the names most liked by parents and girls because of the warmth and tenderness that their pronunciation gives off.
Emma finds a variant in Erminia, although nowadays it is used much less. He celebrates his name day on January 2, which is the day of Saint Emma.
Curiosities about the name Emma
The name Emma denotes a great strength of character that is implicit in its own meaning. It is a self-confident person who knows how to impose his criteria in his circle because his friends feel safe at his side. Emma also has enormous willpower with which she achieves success in any company, but all this does not detract a bit from sweetness and delicacy.
Emma is a very common name throughout the world. Used since ancient times in the Anglo-Saxon countries, Emma was already queen of England around the year 1000, although the parents who most put Emma to their daughters are the French. In our country it was not a well-known name until the middle of the 20th century, but today it is one of the favorite names. Emma can also be used as a diminutive of Emmanuelle, but its origin is different.
There are many famous women who have carried and carry the name of your daughter. Actresses from here like Emma Suárez and Emma Ozores and also from outside our borders like Emma Watson or Emma Thompson. But Emma is also the title of a Jane Austen novel in which several films have been based. Special mention deserves the play 'Emma' based on the life of the Lithuanian anarchist Emma Goldman.
But if there is an Emma that has remained in the memory of all, it is the protagonist of Flaubert's novel, "Madame Bovary", a must in the history of literature. Emma Bovary, despite its frivolous and materialistic behavior gets the reader's sympathy for all the delicacy and fragility that emerges in this novel that marked the beginning of the modern novel.
To know the origin and meaning of other names that celebrate their saint in the month of January, consult our calendar of the names of saints of January. You will find all the curiosities related to the name and date of your name day.
And also, we have the most complete guide of names for babies of boys and girls. Here you will find all the names for babies arranged alphabetically to know their origin and meaning.